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Olympics

BOOKS

NOTE: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J BIREN Birenbaum, Barbara The Olympic Glow
1994
J COMICS GRAPHICS ASTER Asterix at the Olympic Games
2004
J COMICS GRAPHICS GERON, V. 10 Stilton, Geronimo Geronimo Stilton Saves the Olympics
Geronimo and his friends travel back in time to the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 to keep the pirate cats from ruining the Games.
2012
J PAPERBK OSBOR Osborne, Mary Pope Hour of the Olympics
1998
J STILT Stilton, Geronimo Geronimo and the Gold Medal Mystery
Geronimo is assigned to report on the Olympics.
2008
J398.21 RICHA Richards, Jean The First Olympic Games: A Gruesome Greek Myth with a Happy Ending
2000
J796 PAGE Page, Jason Cycling, Shooting and Showjumping
2008
J796.3 PAGE Page, Jason Ball Games: [Soccer, Table Tennis, Handball, Hockey, Badminton & Lots, Lots More]
2000
J796.3230922 LEBOU LeBoutillier, Nate. Basketball
A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Brazillian Oscar Schimdt--of the Olympic sport of basketball, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1936.
2012
J796.3250922 LEBOU LeBoutillier, Nate. Volleyball
A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Soviet Yuri Chesnokov--of the Olympic sport of volleyball, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1964.
2012
J796.42 PAGE Page, Jason Athletics, Track: [100 Meters, 200 Meters, Relays, Hurdles, & Lots, Lots More]
2000
J796.42 PAGE Page, Jason Decathlon, High Jump and other Field Events
2008
J796.42 PAGE Page, Jason Sprints, Hurdles, and other Track Events
2008
J796.43 PAGE Page, Jason Athletics, Field: [Pole Vault, Long Jump, Hammer, Javelin, & Lots, Lots More]
2000
J796.44 OLSEN Olsen, Leigh Going for Gold: The 2008 U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team: An Unauthorized Biography
2008
J796.44 PAGE Page, Jason Gymnastic Events
2000
J796.440922 LEBOU LeBoutillier, Nate. Gymnastics
A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Romanian Nadia Comaneci--of the Olympic sport of gymnastics, which has been part of the modern Summer Games since 1896--Provided by Publisher.
2012
J796.48 ANDER 2000 Anderson, Dave The Story of the Olympics
2000
J796.48 BINGH Bingham, Jane Welcome to the Ancient Olympics
2008
J796.48 Bobrick, Benson A Passion for Victory
2012
J796.48 BURGA Burgan, Michael Great Moments in the Olympics
2002
J796.48 CHRIS Christopher, Matt Great Moments in the Summer Olympics
2012
J796.48 DONKI Donkin, Andrew Going for Gold!
1999
J796.48 FISCH Fischer, David The Encyclopedia of the Summer Olympics
2003
J796.48 FORD Ford, Michael You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek Athlete!: Races You'd Rather Not Run
2004
J796.48 GAFF Gaff, Jackie Ancient Olympics
2004
J796.48 GIFFO Gifford, clive So You Think You Know the Olympics
"…Jam packed with over 1000 questions covering anything from the first ever games to London 2012…"
2011
J796.48 GIFFO Gifford, Clive Summer Olympics: The Definitive Guide to the World's Greatest Sports Celebration
2004
J796.48 HENNE Hennessy, B. G. Olympics!
1996
J796.48 HERZO Herzog, Brad G is for Gold Medal : An Olympics Alphabet
2011
J796.48 ITALI Italia, Bob 100 Unforgettable Moments in the Summer Olympics
1996
J796.48 KNOTT Knotts, Bob The Summer Olympics
2000
J796.48 MACY, 2008 Macy, Sue Swifter, Higher, Stronger
2008
J796.48 MIDDL Middleton, Haydn Modern Olympics
2004
J796.48 MIDDL, 2008 Middleton, Haydn Modern Olympic Games
2008
J796.48 OLYMP Olympism: A Basic Guide to the History, Ideals, and Sports of the Olympic Movement
2001
J796.48 OSBOR Osborne, Mary Pope Ancient Greece and the Olympics
2004
J796.48 OXLAD Oxlade, Chris Olympics
2000
J796.48 PAGE Page, Jason Power & Precision: [Cycling, Equestrian, Shooting, & Lots, Lots More]
2000
J796.48 PLATT Platt, Richard Olympics
A chronological tour of the historical and social events that shaped the Olympics dedicates spreads to specific locations and how the beliefs of participating cultures impacted various competitions.
2012
J796.48 ROSS Ross, Stewart The Original Olympics
1999
J796.48 TOMPK Tompkins, Pat How to Be an Olympic Athlete
2000
J796.48 WOFF Woff, Richard The Ancient Greek Olympics
1999
J796.8 PAGE Page, Jason Combat: [Fencing, Judo, Wrestling, Boxing, Taekwondo, & Lots, Lots More]
2000
J796.8 PAGE Page, Jason Martial Arts, Boxing and other Combat Sports
2008
J796.830922 Frederick, Shane. Boxing
A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Cuban Teófilo Stevenson--of the Olympic sport of boxing, which officially became a part of the modern Summer Games in 1904.
2012
J796.91 FARBS Farbs, C. Olympic Ice Skating
2007
J796.91 ISADO Isadora, Rachel Sophie Skates
1999
J796.939 FIGOR Figorito, Marcus Friction and Gravity: Snowboarding Science
2009
J796.95 BASIC A Basic Guide to Bobsledding
2002
J796.98 MACY Macy, Sue Freeze Frame: A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics
2006
J797 PAGE Page, Jason Rowing, Sailing and other Sports on Water
2008
J797 PAGE Page, Jason Swimming, Diving and other Water Sports
2008
J797.1 PAGE Page, Jason On the Water: [Rowing, Yachting, Canoeing & Lots, Lots More]
2000
J797.21 PAGE Page, Jason Swimming: [Sprints, Medleys, Diving, Water Polo & Lots, Lots More]
2000
J797.210922 LEBOU LeBoutillier, Nate. Swimming
A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as American Michael Phelps--of the Olympic sport of swimming, which has been part of the modern Summer Games since 1896--Provided by Publisher.
2012
J797.420922 FREDE Frederick, Shane. Track and Field
A survey of the highlights and legendary athletes--such as Jamaican Usain Bolt--of the Olympic sport of track and field, which has been part of the modern Summer Games since 1896.
2012
J811.54 LOW Low, Alice The Fastest Game on Two Feet: And Other Poems about How Sports Began
2009
JB P511G Goldish, Meish Michael Phelps: Anything is Possible
2009
JB T397BR Bruchac, Joseph Jim Thorpe's Bright Path
2004
JE BRADF Bradfield, Roger The Pickle-Chiffon Pie Olympics
The tale of a fourteenth-century Olympics, with sports like dragon wrestling and the 100-yard moat swim, in which the winner will get to marry Princess Sierra.
2010
JE CASE Case, Cassandra Run with Me, Nike: The Olympics in 420 B.C.
1999
JE JAMIE Jamieson, Victoria Olympig! The Triumphant Story of an Underdog
Pursued by Mr. Hamstring, a reporter who is sure he will fail, Boomer becomes the first pig ever to compete in the Animal Olympics and demonstrates that attitude can be more important than winning.
2012
JE JORDA Jordan, Deloris Dream Big: Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Olympic Gold
From the age of nine years, Michael dreams of playing basketball for the United States in the Olympics, and with hard work and his mother's encouragement, he realizes his dream.
2012
JE LESTE Lester, Helen Tacky and the Winter Games
2005
PTC J372.87 SCHRE Schreiber, Todd Olympic Games for the Music Classroom
2008
PTC J796.48 CAIN Cain, Janet Women in Olympic Sports
2004
PTC J796.48 CLARK Clark, Sarah Kartchner The Olympic Experience in Your School
2004

WEBSITES

  • Ancient Olympics
    Discover interesting facts about the ancient Olympic games.
    http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/


  • London 2012
    Official Website of the 2012 Summer Olympics.
    http://www.london2012.com/


  • Olympic Games
    Be sure to scroll down the page to find all that's here!
    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/olympics/


  • Olympic Torch Craft
    http://www.dltk-kids.com/sports/mtorch.html


  • Scholastic Research Starters: The Olympics
    Find lots of information and resources related to the Olympic Games at this site.
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/researchtools/researchstarters/olympics/


  • Sports and Olympic Games Coloring Pages
    Find coloring pages for summer and winter Olympic sports.
    http://www.first-school.ws/theme/cpsports.htm


  • Vancouver 2010
    Official Website of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
    http://www.vancouver2010.com


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    This list was created and is maintained by Children's Services Librarians.
    General comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.info.

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