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Jesse Owens —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2020
0 available of 9 items

The youngest of ten children, Jesse grew up working in the cotton fields of Alabama. Discovered by his high school track and field coach, Jesse quickly rose to fame as an athlete. He went on to challenge racism on the ...

50 things you didn't know about Ancient Greece —O'Neill, Sean, 1968- author, illustrator.
Book
2020
3 available of 8 items

"Vending machines and flushing toilets in Ancient Greece. Discover the amazing and amusing marvels this fascinating ancient civilization has given us from democracy to geometry. 50 Things is a fun and engaging way for re...

Dive in —Sabino, David, 1969-
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

"It's game day, and readers of Dive In are given a pool-side view of the flips and kicks that make up swimming and diving in the summer Olympics. Along the way, they'll get to know all about the incredible physical capab...

Olympic records —Price, Karen (Sports writer), author.
Book
2021
3 available of 3 items

"Describes Olympic records including most medals won, most gold medals won in a row, most Olympic appearances, and more. Includes fun facts and an "Impossible to Break?" special feature." -- Provided by publisher.

Biathlon, cross-country, ski jumping, and nordic combined —Burns, Kylie.
Book
2010
7 available of 7 items

Have you ever wanted to fly like a bird or ski at top speed across snowy terrain? Can you imagine racing on skis across the countryside only to stop periodically to fire shots at targets at rapid-fire speed? In this book...

Figure skating —Waxman, Laura Hamilton, author.
Book
2018
5 available of 5 items

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic figure skating. Includes descriptions of men's and women's singles program, ice dancing, pairs skating, and the team figure skating events. Readers will get ...

Ice hockey and curling —Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)
Book
2010
8 available of 8 items

From the hard-hitting, puck-flying action of hockey to the precision sliding and sweeping of curling, these challenging team sports have it all. In this fantastic book, you'll learn about the rules, the records, and the ...

Bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton —Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)
Book
2010
10 available of 10 items

Do you have a need for speed? If you do, you'll want to read all about these Winter Olympic sliding sports. In this book, you'll learn how bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton competitors speed down steep, twisting tracks on ae...

Swimming, diving, and other water sports —Page, Jason.
Book
2008
4 available of 4 items

A guide to swimming, diving, and other Olympic aquatic sports.

Figure skating —Wiseman, Blaine.
Book
2010
17 available of 17 items

Dive in —Sabino, David, 1969- author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

"Books in the Game Day series give readers a behind the scenes peek at their favorite sports, told from the point of view of a professional insider. This book is all about Olympic swimming/diving"-- Provided by publisher...

Cross-country skiing —Wiseman, Blaine.
Book
2010
22 available of 22 items

Ice hockey —Wiseman, Blaine.
Book
2010
18 available of 18 items

Skiing —Catel, Patrick.
Book
2013
5 available of 5 items

"The fastest of the winter sports, skiing and its many disciplines is certainly exciting! Find out what makes this sport so thrilling. Learn about the various types of skiing and what youѫll need to try it out."

The olympic games —Raynham, Alex, author.
Book
2016
0 available of 0 items

Basketball and other ball sports —Gifford, Clive.
Book
2012
12 available of 13 items

"An introduction to a variety of ball sports of the summer Olympics, including field hockey, volleyball, tennis, basketball, and more. Also explains rules, records, and famous Olympic athletes in each sport." --Provided ...

Outstanding Olympics —Gifford, Clive.
Book
2007
4 available of 4 items

Provides information about top athletes, their achievements, rivalries, and competition between nations at the Olympics.

Hockey —Siemasz, Greg.
Book
2013
5 available of 6 items

"Whether you're playing or watching, team sports don't get any faster or more exciting than hockey! Find out about the rules and history of the game, some of its most enduring stars, and what you'll need to try it out!"

Usain bolt olympic sprinter —Lajiness, Kate, author.
Book
2017
2 available of 2 items

Meet Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt! Bolt's life story is examined from his childhood in Jamaica where he began sprinting in high school, to gold medal at the World Junior Championships. Learn about Bolt's Olympic career in...

Alpine and freestyle skiing —Burns, Kylie.
Book
2010
6 available of 6 items

Alpine skiing has been an exciting Olympic sport since 1924. Racing down snow-covered slopes at breathtaking speed requires outstanding athletic skill. Freestyle skiing combines speed, agility, and precision. This introd...

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