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Sneakers : the cool stories and facts behind every pair

Stephanie Warren Drimmer (Author), Dan Sipple (Illustrator)
From going to school to shopping at the mall, sneakers are one of the most comfortable ways to get around. But how did these rubbery soles become everyone's favorite shoe to stomp in? Readers will love learning about the story behind sneakers, from the world's oldest shoe to the latest designer sneaker drop...and everything in between!
Print Book, English, 2023
Union Square Kids, New York, 2023
192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
9781454944966, 9781454945123, 145494496X, 1454945125
Get ready for sneakers
Section one: How it all started ; The dawn of rubber ; Good for the sole
Section two: How it got off the ground ; A good rivalry ; Synthetic sneakers ; Family feud ; The Swoosh
Section three: How it took over the world ; Exercise for everyone ; Put a face on it ; Fashion and culture ; Sneakerheads
Sneakers of the future
A pumped-up timeline
Shoe it yourself!
Includes index