The Olympics

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics By Daniel James Brown Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143125471
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

Now a Major Motion Picture Directed by George Clooney

The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about the American Olympic rowing triumph in Nazi Germany—from the author of Facing the Mountain.


The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics By Daniel James Brown Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780147516855
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Published: Puffin Books - August 2nd, 2016

Soon to be a major motion picture directed by George Clooney

The New York Times bestselling young readers adaptation of The Boys in the Boat, now in paperback with bonus content including an author Q&A and never-before-seen photographs

Inspiration for the PBS American Experience Documentary 'The Boys of '36'

 


Ancient Games: A History of Sports and Gaming By Iris Volant, Avalon Nuovo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Iris Volant, Avalon Nuovo (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781912497768
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Published: Flying Eye Books - April 6th, 2021

From the birth of the Olympics to the deadly sports of the Mayans, find out the history of the games that have kept people amused for thousands of years in this beautifully illustrated and informative guide.


Sportopedia: Explore more than 50 sports from around the world By Mark Long (Illustrator), Adam Skinner Cover Image
By Mark Long (Illustrator), Adam Skinner
$22.99
ISBN: 9781786030856
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - September 6th, 2018

Sportopedia is your ultimate guide to the exhilarating world of sports.


Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything By Aly Raisman Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316472685
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 13th, 2018

Discover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond.


G.O.A.T. - Simone Biles: Making the Case for the Greatest of All Time Volume 3 By Susan Blackaby Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781454932062
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Published: Union Square Kids - November 12th, 2019

Who is the greatest gymnast of all time? This stunning book, filled with color photographs and fascinating facts, makes the case that it's Simone Biles


Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, a Life in Balance By Simone Biles, Michelle Burford (With) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780310759485
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Published: Zondervan - May 1st, 2018

In Courage to Soar, the official autobiography from four-time Olympic gold-winning and record-setting American gymnast Simone Biles, Simone shares how her faith, family, passion, and perseverance has made her one of the top athletes and gymnasts in the world--and how you too can overcome challenges in your life.


She's Got This By Laurie Hernandez, Niña Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laurie Hernandez, Niña Mata (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062840585
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Published: HarperCollins - October 9th, 2018

A New York Times bestseller!

From gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast and bestselling author Laurie Hernandez comes a picture book about chasing your dreams and never giving up.


She Shoots, She Scores!: A Celebration of Women's Soccer By Sarah Long (Illustrator), Catriona Clarke Cover Image
By Sarah Long (Illustrator), Catriona Clarke
$16.99
ISBN: 9780753477076
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Published: Kingfisher - June 22nd, 2021

With a foreword by England captain Steph Houghton, She Shoots, She Scores! tells the incredible story of the BEST sport in the world, women’s soccer—from the men who tried to ban it to the superstars of today’s game, including Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. Read on to find out about . . .


Lucas at the Paralympics By Igor Plohl, Urska Stropnik Sonc (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Igor Plohl, Urska Stropnik Sonc (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823447657
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Published: Holiday House - June 8th, 2021

Introduce your child to the Paralympics--where physically disabled world-class athletes exemplify strength, determination, and courage.


What Are the Paralympic Games? (What Was?) By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, Andrew Thomson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524792626
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 17th, 2020

It's time to cheer for the inspiring athletes of the Paralympic Games!


Wilma Rudolph (Little People, BIG DREAMS) By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Amelia Flower (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781786037510
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - June 4th, 2019

In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion.

Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again.


Proud (Young Readers Edition): Living My American Dream By Ibtihaj Muhammad Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780316477048
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 2019

The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, New York Times bestselling author, and Time "100 Most Influential People" honoree Ibtihaj Muhammad


Hour of the Olympics (Magic Tree House #16) By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780679890621
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 1998

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!