February 3, 2014
Shooting Hoops and Skating Loops: Great Inventions in Sports
by Alannah Hegedus & Kaitlin Rainey
illustrated by Bill Slavin
A fact-filled and interesting look at the history of ten different sports and how they evolved. Find out how snowshoes were made, canoes built, and skates improved. Discover the origins of lacrosse, hockey, basketball and bowling. And learn about the little-known sport of snowsnake! Finally, take a detailed look at Armand Bombardier and his snow car designs, and Ian Bruce's Laser sailboat.
A very fun and entertaining read.