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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

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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

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

Muhammad, Ibtihaj

Summary: Shares the life story of the Olympic fencer, including how she overcame feeling out of place in her sport and how she became the first American woman to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA B MUHAMMAD MUH

Lajiness, Katie

Summary: "Meet Olympic gymnast Simone Biles! Biles's life story is examined from her childhood in Texas where she began gymnastics at age six, through ten World Championships on the way to being chosen for the women's gymnastics team for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she won four gold and one bronze medals. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--

Format: text

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

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Hillenbrand, Laura.

Summary: In this captivating young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a man’s breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred photographs and featuring an exclusive interview with Zamperini, Unbroken will introduce a new generation to one of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 ZAM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 910.54 HIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 ZAM

Lajiness, Katie

Summary: "Meet Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky! Ledecky's life story is examined from her childhood in Maryland where she began swimming at age six, to three US Junior Championships. Learn about Ledecky's Olympic career in the London and Rio de Janeiro games throughout which she won five gold and one silver 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 LED

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI