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Author Peters, Stephanie True, 1965-

Title The Olympics : unforgettable moments of the games / [Text written by Stephanie Peters].

Imprint New York, NY. : Little Brown & Co, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.48 PET    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.48 PET    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.48 PET    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.48 PET    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.48 PET    Available
 PAS Villa Parke Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.48 PET    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 99 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.
Series Legendary sports events
Note "Matt Christopher the # 1 sports series for kids"
Contents 776 BC-AD 1894: the Olympics begin, end and begin again -- 1896-1916: First Olympic decades -- 1920-1928: New traditions and new games -- 1932-1936: Babe and Jesse -- 1948-1956: War-torn Olympics -- 1960-1968: Protest amidst the games -- 1972-1976: "The games must go on!" -- 1980-1988: Miracles and memorable moments -- 1992-1994: Splitting the Olympiads -- 1996-2002: From centenary celebrations to scandals -- 2004-2006: Back to Athens and into the future -- Epilogue: Beijing and beyond.
Summary A short history of the Olympics, highlighting memorable moments from ancient Greece to the present day.
Study Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 7.8 3.
Subject Olympics -- Juvenile literature.
Olympics -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Olympics -- History.
Added Author Christopher, Matt. 1917-1997
ISBN 9780316011181

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