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Freeze frame : a photographic history of the Winter Olympics

Author: Sue Macy
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 information about each Olympiad.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Pictorial works Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Macy
ISBN: 0792278879 9780792278870 0792278887 9780792278887
OCLC Number: 60375692
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 29 cm
Contents: Photo Gallery: Sliding --
This Snowy Prelude --
The Inescapable Weather Jinx --
Heroes and Superstars --
Photo Gallery: Soaring --
Intimate Conflicts --
Going to Extremes --
Photo Gallery: Celebrating --
Olympic Almanac --
Map of Winter Olympic Sites --
Winter Olympics at a Glance --
Athletes For All Seasons --
Youngest, Oldest Gold Medalists --
Olympic Snapshots --
Sources and Quotes.
Responsibility: by Sue Macy ; foreword by Peggy Fleming.
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This companion volume to the highly acclaimed Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics follows the stunning visual format of the first book to capture the heroics of  Read more...

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