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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SMI

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

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: 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

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

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Maraniss, Andrew

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Strong Inside comes the inspirational true story of the birth of women's Olympic basketball at the 1976 Summer Games and the ragtag team that put US women's basketball on the map"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 796.323 MAR

Smith, Tommie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A groundbreaking and timely graphic memoir from one of the most iconic figures in American sports-and a tribute to his fight for civil rights. On October 16, 1968, during the medal ceremony at the Mexico City Olympics, Tommie Smith, the gold medal winner in the 200-meter sprint, and John Carlos, the bronze medal winner, stood on the podium in black socks and raised their black-gloved fists to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company 2022

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

Shibutani, Maia

Summary: Accompanying their journalist parents to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, twelve-year-old Andy Kudo and his eleven-year-old sister Mika find themselves immersed in an augmented reality game developed by a former Olympic medalist, that brings players together from all over the world to search Tokyo for virtual medals and clues to the secretive creator's identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SHI

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: Story of the 1964 Japanese Olympic volleyball team, the "Oriental Witches"--IMDb

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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

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

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

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

Draper, Deborah Riley

Summary: "Discover the astonishing, inspirational, and largely unknown true story of the eighteen African American athletes who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the racism of both Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South." -- Publisher annotation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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

Middleton, Haydn.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2000

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

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

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

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

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

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