Skateboards

 
Cover: Skateboards
 
 

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Summary

Skateboards are not just popular in America, they are popular in England, China, and Japan as well. This book will help readers understand how raw materials are made into skateboards in factories from California to China.

Specifications

Leveling

  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 117914
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 6.4
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Surfing on Land
  • From the Mill to the Factory
  • Adding Motion
  • A Widening Picture
  • A Global Factory
  • Map
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author

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Contributors

Author: Robert Green

Robert Green is the author of many books for young adults. He holds graduate degrees from New York University and Harvard. He learned a lot about globalization while living in Taiwan, where he studied Chinese and worked for the Taiwanese government.

Content Adviser: Jim Fitzpatrick

Jim Fitzpatrick has been an active skateboarder since the steel-wheeled days of the 1950s. Past editor of Transworld’s Skateboarding Business, he has been a frequent contributor to skateboard magazines and is the author of Tony Hawk. In 1994, he founded the nonprofit International Association of Skateboard Companies and is currently vice president of USA Skateboarding. A California native, he lives in Santa Barbara, California, where he is head of the Santa Barbara Montessori School.

 

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