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Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After he accidentally injures a teammate during relay race practice, thirteen-year-old Nate and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to meet Jesse Owens, and get a chance to see him run in the 1936 Olympics--and almost lose the Sports Illustrated magazine that is their ticket back to the present.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Brown, Daniel

Summary: Describes the American rowing team's triumphant and unlikely win during the 1936 Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 BRO

Brown, Daniel

Summary: This is the remarkable story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from Eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 797.123 BRO

Summary: The incredible true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens. In his epic quest to be the greatest athlete in history, Owens chooses to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he must overcome not only elite competition, but also the brutal racial climate of Adolf Hitler's Germany. A film about courage, determination, tolerance, friendship and trust.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RAC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAC RATED PG13

Cantrell, Rebecca.

Summary: Posing as a travel reporter to collect Nazi secrets in a Berlin temporarily stripped of anti-Semitic propaganda for the 1936 Olympics, Hannah Vogel forges a romantic relationship with an alcoholic SS officer and is horrified when her mentor is poisoned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

Summary: Recounts the triumph and travails of the eighteen African American athletes representing the United States in the 1936 Olympics, who endured racism in Hitler's Berlin as well as back home in the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF OLY

Schaap, Jeremy.

Summary: In 1936, against a backdrop of swastikas flying and storm troopers goose-stepping, an African American son of sharecroppers won a staggering four Olympic gold medals and single-handedly crushed Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy. This is the intimate and complex tale of the courage of one remarkable man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 OWENS, JESSE SCH

Summary: In 1936, nine boys from the University of Washington took the rowing world and a nation by storm, when their eight-oar crew team captured the gold medal at the Olympics in Berlin. The boys' victory, and their obstacles, inspired a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BOY

Brown, Daniel

Summary: "Out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times - the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. ... Brown has created an unforgettable portrait of an era, a celebration of a remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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John, David

Summary: "August 1936: The eyes of the world are on Berlin, where Adolf Hitler is using the Olympic Games to showcase his powerful new regime. Cynical British journalist Richard Denham knows that the carefully staged spectacle masks the Nazis' ruthless brutality, and he's determined to report the truth. Sparks fly when the seasoned newspaperman meets the beautiful and rebellious American socialite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Brown, Daniel

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 797.12 BRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.12 Brown 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 797.123 BRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 797.123 BRO

Brown, Daniel

Summary: This is an epic true-life journey to the heart of Hitler's Berlin. Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past. What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and eight other working-class boys exchange the sweat and dust of life in 1930s America for the promise...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2014

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Burgan, Michael

Summary: Discusses the life of the famous African American track and field star who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.42 Burgan 2017

Walters, Guy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.48 WAL

Summary: pt.1. After being commissioned by the 1936 Olympic Committee to create a feature film of the Berlin Olympics, Riefenstahl shot a documentary that celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion with close-ups of athletes in the heat of competition. Includes the marathon, men's diving, and American track star Jesse Owen's sprint races at the 1936 Olympic games. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pathfinder Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OLY

Schaap, Jeremy.

Summary: In 1936, against a backdrop of swastikas flying and storm troopers looming, an African-American son of sharecroppers set three world records and won an unprecedented four gold medals, single-handedly crushing Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy. The story of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympic Games is that of a high-profile athlete giving a performance that transcends sports--but it is also the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OWENS, JESSE SCH

Brown, Daniel

Summary: This is the remarkable story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adof Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 797.12 BRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 797.123 BRO

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR