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Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After Nate's middle school basketball team suffers a frustrating loss, he and his cousin Rachel travel back in time to see the 1992 Dream Team in Barcelona, and learn about teamwork--but he still needs to convince the other players on his team to share the ball.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After a fall during her balance beam routine thirteen-year-old Rachel and her cousin use the magical Sports Illustrated magazines in their grandfather's collection to travel back to the 1976 Olympics to observe Nadia Comăneci's perfect routines--and incidentally meet their grandfather who is covering the Olympics as a sports reporter.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Summary: It's the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe, and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2006

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE Munich

Brown, Daniel

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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Williams, John

Contents: Call of the champions -- American journey -- Song for world peace -- Jubilee 350 -- Mission theme (Theme for NBC News) -- For New York (variations on themes of Leonard Bernstein) -- Sound the bells -- Hymn to New England -- Celebrate discovery -- Summon the heroes.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD EASY LISTENING WIL

Patterson, James

Summary: The 2012 Olympics are hours away when a high-ranking member of the games' organizing committee and his mistress are killed. A man calling himself Cronius writes a letter to newspaper reporter Karen Pope, claiming responsibility for the murders and threatening that more will die unless he can restore the Olympics to their ancient glory. Now, with private investigator Nigel Steele, Pope sets out...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Pat

Williams, John

Contents: Summon the heroes / John Williams (6:17) -- O Fortuna : from Carmina Burana / Carl Orff (sung in Latin) (2:39) -- Bugler's dream / Leo Arnaud. Olympic fanfare and theme / John Williams (4:31) -- Ode to Zeus : from Canto Olympico / Mikis Theodorakis (sung in Greek) (3:42) -- Javelin / Michael Torke (8:53) -- Olympic hymn / Leonard Bernstein (sung in English) (5:22) -- Festive overture : op. 96 /...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Classical 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL WIL

Summary: Motivation and the will to win are portrayed in this true story of two British track athletes striving to win major events at the 1924 Paris Olympics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 1997

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Chariots 1997

Summary: This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. From terrorist training in Libya to the terrorists sneaking into the Olympic Village to the tension-filled negotiations to the shocking conclusion at a German airport. Told with actual video shot during the crisis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2001

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

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

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

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

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

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

Summary: Francis Barrett grew up in a cluttered trailer park among a group of poor gypsies, who are scorned by Irish society. Against all odds, Francis participates in the 1996 Olympics and represents Ireland. An unflinching tribute to an unlikely hero who is a boxing champion and national hero.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2001

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

Patterson, James

Summary: The 2012 Olympics are hours away when a high-ranking member of the games' organizing committee and his mistress are killed. A man calling himself Cronius writes a letter to newspaper reporter Karen Pope, claiming responsibility for the murders and threatening that more will die unless he can restore the Olympics to their ancient glory. Now, with private investigator Nigel Steele, Pope s ets out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co. 2012

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2012

Summary: In the wake of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre of Israeli athletes, five lethal experts are assembled by the Israeli intelligence agency to execute eleven known terrorists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Platinum Disc 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Sword 2003

Bonneville, Hugh

Summary: Citizens of London prepare for the upcoming 2012 summer Olympics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TWE

Maraniss, David.

Summary: Maranisss offers an account of the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, revealing the competition's unexpected influence on the modern world, in a narrative synopsis that evaluates the roles of Cold War propaganda, civil rights, and politics.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.48 MAR

Patterson, James

Summary: Two years ago Jack Morgan---the head of the renowned worldwide investigation firm Private--was in charge of security for the World Cup in Bazil. During the championship final, the action nearly spilled from the field into the stands. Fortunately, Jack and his team averted disaster on football's biggest stage. Now he has returned to Rio to secure the Olympics. But before the torch is lit, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Patterson 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS PAT

Summary: An epic study of athletes struggling to excel against their own bodies and against each other. Kon Ichikawa used 164 cameramen and over 100 cameras to show the humanity of the competitors-- the tears of the Japanese women volleyball champions, the bellow of the hammer throwers, the pain of the collapsed marathon runner and the solitude of the loser, finishing his lap, picking up his sweats and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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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

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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