Hopscotch Around the World by Mary D. Lankford

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This fascinating book contains 19 hopscotch games from 16 different countries, including France, Nigeria, Bolivia, China, and the U.S. Complete rules are given along with interesting facts about each culture.

About Mary D. Lankford

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Mary D. Lankford is the former director of library services for the Texas Education Agency and has received many awards, among them the Texas Library Association Distinguished Service Award. The author of informational books for children, including "Christmas USA", "Christmas Around the World", and "Jacks Around the World", she travels across the country conducting workshops on libraries and children's literature. She lives in Austin, Texas.
Published March 1, 1992 by HarperCollins Publishers. 47 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Hopscotch is a nearly universal childhood game, its history going back at least to Roman times.

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From Aruba to India to the United States, this collection features instructions for enough variants of the game to let fans hop till they drop.

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