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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

McCarthy, Meghan.

Summary: "The exciting and bizarre true story of the 1904 Olympic marathon, which took place at the St. Louis World's Fair."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCC

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

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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Lajiness, Katie

Summary: "Meet Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps! Phelps's life story is examined from his childhood in Maryland where he began swimming at age eleven on his way to five world championships. Learn about Phelps's Olympic career in the Sydney, Athens, Beijing, London, and Rio de Janeiro games throughout which he won 23 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze medals."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Buddy Books, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PHE

Schwartz, Heather E

Summary: Introduces the life of swimmer Simone Manuel, from her childhood to her greatest accomplishments in her sport.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MAN

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Markevicius, Marius A.

Summary: The story of Soviet basketball players Arvydas Sabonis and Sarunas Marciulionis, and their involvement in Olympic competition during a time of social and political unrest in the Soviet Union.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lajiness, Katie

Summary: "Meet Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez! Hernandez's life story is examined from her childhood in New Jersey where she began gymnastics at age five, to the 2015 US Junior Titleon the way to being chosen for the women's gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she won one gold and one silver medal. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Buddy Books, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HER

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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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

Middleton, Haydn.

Summary: Describes the origins, sports, other events, and end of the ancient Olympic games.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.48 MID

Osborne, Mary Pope.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Annie and Jack present information about ancient Greece and the athletic events known as the Olympic games that were held there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.48 OSB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Osborne 2004

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

Zirin, Dave

Summary: Looks at the widespread protests in Brazil as they struggle to prepare for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, pointing out the political, social, and economic costs for the nation that come with hosting the two mega-events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Consortium Book Sales & Dist 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 981 ZIR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maraniss, David.

Summary: Author Maraniss weaves sports, politics, and history into a tour de force about the 1960 Olympics. Along with the unforgettable characters and dramatic contests, there was a deeper meaning to those days at the dawn of the sixties. Change was everywhere. Old-boy notions of Olympic amateurism were crumbling. Rome saw the first doping scandal, the first commercially televised Summer Games, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.48 MAR

McCallum, Jack

Summary: Documents the story of the Olympic squad that won the gold at the 1992 Barcelona Games, assessing the achievements and legacy of some of the NBA's greatest players, including Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, and Charles Barkley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 MCC

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

Bonneville, Hugh

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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