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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143125471
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

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 Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147516855
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Published: Puffin Books - August 2nd, 2016

The #1 New York Times bestseller freshly adapted for the next generation, now with brand new content including an author Q&A and never-before-seen photographs

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

 


Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525514633
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Published: Philomel Books - November 5th, 2019

*"Rivaling the nonfiction works of Steve Sheinkin and Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat....Even readers who don't appreciate sports will find this story a page-turner." --School Library Connection, starred review

*"A must for all library collections." --Booklist, starred review

Winner of the 2020 AJL Sydney Taylor Honor!  


Lives of the Athletes: Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought) (Lives of . . .) Cover Image
By Kathleen Krull, Kathryn Hewitt (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544247604
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Published: Clarion Books - December 31st, 2013

Babe Ruth was the greatest slugger ever—and off the field snacked on pickled eels and chocolate ice cream. Johnny Weissmuller swam to Olympic fame—and on land practiced the Tarzan yell. “Krull hits another home run.”—American Bookseller


Ancient Games: A History of Sports and Gaming 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 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 Cover Image
$11.99
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.


Jim Thorpe, Original All-American Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142412336
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Published: Speak - October 2nd, 2008

Jim Thorpe was one of the greatest athletes who ever lived.


G.O.A.T. - Simone Biles, 3: Making the Case for the Greatest of All Time Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781454932062
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - 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 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 Cover Image
By Laurie Hernandez, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$18.99
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 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 . . .


Soccer Stars: 40 inspiring icons Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781786031426
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - May 3rd, 2018

The greatest goals…the most spectacular saves…the 40 most inspiring soccer stars of all time are here!


World Soccer Records 2020 Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781787392878
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Published: Carlton Books - November 19th, 2019

This fully revised 11th edition of the bestselling guide has a brand-new design, while still offering its irresistible combination of stories, facts, stats, and lists. Updates cover the recent major tournaments including the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019, 2018 FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying competition, and CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Cameroon.


The Kingfisher Soccer Encyclopedia (Kingfisher Encyclopedias) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780753475461
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Published: Kingfisher - March 3rd, 2020

Discover everything you need to know about soccer with this fully revised and updated edition of The Soccer Encyclopedia.


She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593114544
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Published: Philomel Books - September 22nd, 2020

From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athletes who overcame and inspired--just in time for the Olympics!


Lucas at the Paralympics 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?) 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 #27) 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 Cover Image
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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


Rush for the Gold: Mystery at the Olympics (The Sports Beat, 6) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375871689
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Published: Yearling - May 14th, 2013

New York Times bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein dives headfirst into a scandal of Olympic proportions in this exciting sports mystery.
 


Hour of the Olympics (Magic Tree House (R) #16) Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
$5.99
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!


Olympig! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101997796
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Puffin Books - July 5th, 2016

From the New York Times bestselling author of When Stars Are Scattered comes a Olympics-themed picture book that brings home the bacon. This hilarious story makes a great read-aloud for the 2021 Summer Games! 


The Girl Games (Goddess Girls) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442449336
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Published: Aladdin - July 10th, 2012

The first-ever standalone superspecial in the Goddess Girls series—let the games begin!

Athena, Medusa, Artemis, and Persephone are sick and tired of being left out of the annual boys-only Olympic Games. Their solution? The Girl Games! But as the Goddess Girls work to make their dream into a reality, they come up against plenty of chaos and competition.