(4) K-3 Xtreme Sports series. These books provide middle-elementary students with introductions to action sports in risky environments. The volumes rely on exciting action photos and pulse-pounding texts, including "Xtreme Quotes" ("You don't drown by falling into water. You drown by staying there") to depict the adventurousness and skill required for each activity. Most volumes contain appended cursory information about "Dangers and Risks." Glos., ind. Review covers these Xtreme Sports titles: Base Jumping, Biking, Rock Climbing, Rodeo, Surfing, and White Water.


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