Acrobatics is more than just flying through the air. It is the demonstration of flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Modern day acrobatics include parkour, walking a high wire, swinging on a trapeze, juggling, riding a unicycle, and more. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this nonfiction book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, fascinating images, and detailed Reader's Guide prompt students to connect back to the text. The Think Link and Dig Deeper sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested resources for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.