Sports have played a role in society since earliest times. Which sports have been around the longest? When were your favorite sporting events first held? In Sporting Events: From Baseball to Skateboarding, young readers will discover the origin and influences that have shaped today’s most popular sports. Delivered in a fun question-and-answer format, each interior spread pairs two sporting events, and then asks children which came first. Eager readers become active participants as they guess the answers found on the next page. A chart of paired sports allows children to track their responses. Full-color photos, accessible text, fact boxes, and a timeline will inform and entertain students.