The oldest organized sport in North America, lacrosse was first played by the Six Nations of the Iroquois and later adopted by European settlers in the nineteenth century. The game has evolved into a thrilling, fast-paced field sport enjoyed by players of all ages. In addition to the thousands of youth and college teams, professional leagues in the United States and Canada have raised the level of competition. Readers will discover the rules and levels of play and be introduced to some of the most accomplished lacrosse players of the past and present.
Series: Inside Sports II Series
Interest Level: Grades 5-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1150
ISBN: 9781622755929 (Print) 9781622755936 (E-book)
Includes Teacher's Notes