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Modern Olympics

Author: Haydn Middleton
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2004.
Series: Olympics (2003)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haydn Middleton
ISBN: 1403446776 9781403446770
OCLC Number: 52128065
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Games are back! --
Three kinds of games --
Symbols of the games --
Host city --
Behind the scenes --
Olympic track events --
Olympic field events --
Olympic water sports --
Olympic team sports --
Olympic gymnastics --
Olympic power and precision sports --
Modern olympians --
Olympic facts and timeline --
Glossary --
More books to read --
Index.
Series Title: Olympics (2003)
Responsibility: Haydn Middleton.
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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.

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