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The story of the Olympics —Lacey, Minna.

Intended for children whose reading ability is beginning to grow, this illustrated title offers a look at the story of the Olympic Games, from its foundations in Ancient Greece to the global spectacles seen by modern aud...

The Olympic games —Knight, Theodore, 1946-

An overview of the Olympic Games throughout their history; highlighting some of the achievements, records, and humorous and tragic moments; and discussing such aspects as boycotts, terrorism, and drug use.

Freeze frame : a photographic history of the Winter Olympics —Macy, Sue.

Highlights in the history of the Winter Olympics from their inception in 1924 to today, including profiles of the Olympic athletes and information on the lesser-known winter sports. Also includes an Olympic almanac with ...

Going for the gold —Lyons, Michele.

Presents biographies of six athletes who became Olympic champions through determination, courage, and hard work.

The Olympic games —Currie, Stephen, 1960-

Discusses various aspects of the Olympic games, including their history, politics, commercialization, size, participation, and drug use.

Olympics —Fradin, Dennis B.

Briefly traces the history of the modern Olympic Games as they developed from a single 200-meter race run in Olympia, Greece, in 776 B.C.

The story of the Olympics —Anderson, Dave.

Traces the history of the Olympics from its beginning in 776 B.C. to the present and relates stories of particular events such as track and field, gymnastics, and speed skating.

Crises at the Olympics —Middleton, Haydn.

Surveys the history of the Olympics and explores some of the incidents, controversies, scandals, and tragedies associated with the modern Olympic games.

The story of the Olympics —Anderson, Dave.

Traces the history of the Olympics from its beginning in 776 B.C. to the present and relates stories of particular events such as track and field, gymnastics, and speed skating.

Olympic games upsets —Rule, Heather, author.

"When the best of the best compete, anything could happen. With vivid photos and action-packed text, readers can experience the thrill of the biggest Olympic upsets." Provided by publisher.

The world of Olympics —Hunter, Nick.

Surveys the origins and growth of the Olympics and how it became a truly international event, describes the games held on different continents and the accomplishments of athletes from each continent, and discusses contro...

Modern Olympics —Middleton, Haydn.

Provides an overview of the modern Olympics that began again in 1896, describing some of the competitive events, looking at how host cities are chosen, profiling various modern Olympic champions, and more.

The world's greatest Olympians —Hurley, Michael, 1979-

Learn about some of the Olympics greatest champions.

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