Double Dutch by Veronica Chambers
A Celebration of Jump Rope, Rhyme, and Sisterhood

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This colorful, vibrant treasury is the ultimate tribute to the unique sport and pastime of double Dutch. Written and compiled by celebrated author and journalist Veronica Chambers, Double Dutch is filled with her own personal memories of girlhood and jumping rope, along with poems, interviews, songs, history, quotes, rhymes, and photographs. At the heart of Double Dutch, though, is a celebration, not just of a sport, but of sisterhood—after all, it takes a few friends to make that rope really swing and those feet jump for joy

About Veronica Chambers

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Veronica Chambers is a talented author who has written numerous essays, articles and works of fiction and non-fiction. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Published August 1, 2000 by Hyperion. 72 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The volume chronicles the history of the sport and profiles double-Dutch devotees, including eight-year-old Bronx resident Tahira Reid, who invented an automatic rope-turning machine, and Miho, who was inspired to start the first Japanese double-Dutch team after watching a video of a U.S. tea...

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