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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

Smith, Nikki Shannon

Summary: Matthew, a young African American with asthma who dreams of becoming an Olympic runner like his hero, Jesse Owens, accompanies his journalist father to the 1936 Olympics in Germany.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SMI

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

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

Hooper, Elise

Summary: This novel explores the real life history of female athletes, members of the first integrated women's Olympic team, and their journeys to the 1936 summer games in Berlin, Nazi Germany. It is a chronicle of three athletes who defied society's expectations of what women could achieve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOO

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

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