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Author Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-

Title Inside the Olympics / by Todd Kortemeier.

Imprint Mankato, MN : The Child's World, ©2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.48 KOR    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.48 KOR    Available
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series Inside look at sports events
Kortemeier, Todd, 1986- Inside look at sports events.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The creator's perspective: Pierre de Coubertin -- A torchbearer's perspective: Australia's Cathy Freeman -- The fans' perspective: London Olympics fans -- A coach's perspective: the U.S.A.'s Herb Brooks -- The athlete's perspective: The U.S.A.'s Michael Phelps.
Summary "Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the athletes, officials, and fans involved in putting on the sports event that brings together hundreds of countries around the world. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, sources for further research, an introduction to the author, and a listing of source notes" (The Child's World).
Subject Olympics -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781634074377 hardcover
1634074378 hardcover

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