Legends Of The Martial Arts Masters: Tales Of Bravery And Adventure Featuring Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan And Other Great Martial Artists

ISBN-10: 0804852057
ISBN-13: 9780804852050
Author: Peterson, Susan Lynn
Interest Level: 4-9
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Publication Date: October 2019

Copyright: 2019

Page Count: 160

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Interest Level

Grades 4-9

Reading Level

Lexile: 760L

Booksource Subjects

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation


Throughout the ages, cunning and brave heroes have reached deep inside themselves to find the strength to triumph over long odds. Aspiring black belts will love this action-packed collection of twenty-six stories about the great heroes of the martial arts and their many paths to victory. The stories include the tales of: The legendary Bruce Lee, Kung Fu master and greatest martial artist of his time; Miyamoto Musashi, the "greatest swordsman in history" and the author of the Book Of Five Rings; Jackie Chan, a dyslexic boy, abandoned at age seven who grew up to be a martial arts film star; Mu-lan, the brave daughter who went to battle for the good of her family. These exciting tales of thrilling fights and wily strategies span the wide world of martial arts from Aikido, Karate, Kung Fu, Sumo and Jujitsu to Brazilian Capoeira, Israeli Krav Maga, Korean Tae-kwon-do, Japanese Kyudo and Thailand's Muay Thai, even the Zen-focused tea ceremony which teaches the discipline martial artists require to succeed. Filled with incredible action and amazing feats of daring and skill, Legends Of The Martial Arts Masters will inspire readers of all ages with stories of courage, endurance and self-discovery.
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