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Great moments in the summer Olympics

Author: Matt Christopher; Stephanie True Peters
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Series: The #1 sports series for kids
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Summer Olympics are chock full of epic athletic achievements across hundreds of disciplines, especially Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Swimming. These are the sports that gave us Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis, Wilma Rudolph and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olga Korbut and Mary Lou Retton -- tremendous athletes whose Olympic accomplishments thrill us now just as much as they did when they occurred. Now readers can relive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
1040L
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Christopher; Stephanie True Peters
ISBN: 9780316195799 0316195790 9780316224758 0316224758
OCLC Number: 739914082
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Let the Games begin! --
Marathon --
Men's short-distance races --
Women's short-distance races --
Men's and women's field events --
Men's and women's long-distance races --
Decathlon and heptathlon --
Women's gymnastics --
Men's gymnastics --
Women's swimming --
Men's swimming --
The greatest Olympic athlete in history (so far!).
Series Title: The #1 sports series for kids
Responsibility: by Matt Christopher ; text written by Stephanie True Peters.

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An exciting and in-depth look at the Summer Olympics' most legendary moments from the no. 1 sports series for kids.  Read more...

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