The fastest game on two feet: and other poems about how sports began

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Have you ever wondered how your favorite sports began? The history of sports is surprising--the original soccer ball was a skull: bowling was part of an early religious ritual; and lacrosse games initially stretched for miles and lasted for days. Includes a time line of sports history.
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display_description Sports have origins in all kinds of activities, such as playing with sticks and stones, running from threats, and taking part in religious ceremonies. Using conjecture and historical facts, this book of poetry and prose relates how nineteen sports got their start and grew into the games we know today.
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subject_facet Children's poetry, American, Poetry, Sports -- Juvenile poetry, Sports -- Poetry
title_display The fastest game on two feet : and other poems about how sports began
title_full The fastest game on two feet : and other poems about how sports began / by Alice Low ; illustrated by John O'Brien
title_short The fastest game on two feet :
title_sub and other poems about how sports began