Olympic Games

Many centuries ago the Olympic Games were created to bring people together so that they could connect in a peaceful and meaningful way. Today the games still serve this purpose and they give athletes the opportunity to show the world what they are capable of.
A Passion for Victory

A Passion for Victory

Benson Bobrick
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
Random House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0375868696
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Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman, Olympic High-Jump Champion

Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman, Olympic High-Jump Champion

Heather Lang
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Boyds Mills Press, 2012   ISBN: 978-1590788509
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G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet

G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet

Brad Herzog
Illustrator:  Doug Bowles 
Nonfiction Picture Book  Series
For ages 6 to 11
Sleeping Bear Press, 2011   ISBN: 978-1585364626
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Summer Olympics

Summer Olympics

Clive Gifford
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
Kingfisher, 2004   ISBN: 978-0753456934
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Olympia: Warrior Athletes of Ancient Greece

Olympia: Warrior Athletes of Ancient Greece

Dyan Blacklock
Illustrator:  David Kennett 
Nonfiction
For ages 6 to 10
Walker Books for Young Readers, 2004   ISBN: 978-0802787903
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Jesse Owens: Young Record Breaker

Jesse Owens: Young Record Breaker

Meryl Henderson
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-1416939221
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