Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location
Audience

Loh, Stefanie

Summary: "Learn about the life and career of Olympic gold medalist and legendary snowboarder Chloe Kim."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Raisman, Aly

Summary: Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a "mommy & me" gymnastics class. No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she'd be standing on an Olympic podium, having achieved her dreams. But it wasn't an easy road to success. Aly faced obstacle after obstacle, including naysayers who claimed that she didn't have the talent to compete at an elite level and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 RAI

Hillenbrand, Laura

Summary: In this captivating new young adult edition, the story of a man's breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. This gripping narrative will introduce a new generation to one of history's most thrilling survival epics.--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ZAMPERINI, LOUIS HIL

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

Douglas, Gabby.

Summary: The Olympic gold medalist shares the story of her life and how her faith allowed her to persevere and reach her dreams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOUGLAS, GABBY DOU

Hoena, B. A.

Summary: "Jesse Owens smashed records throughout his track and field career. In 1936, he made history at the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Owens won four gold medals, combating Adolf Hitler's message of Nazi superiority." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2020

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Diggins, Jessie

Summary: "In her new memoir Brave Enough, 2018 Olympic Gold Medalist Jessie Diggins shares her story for the first time. The core of Brave Enough traces her amazing journey from the heartland of the United States into the history books of sports. The memoir details her childhood in Afton, Minnesota (an idyllic small town nestled in a virtual snow globe), her meteoric rise as an elite youth athlete (she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DIGGINS, JESSIE DIG

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Kimmel, Allison Crotzer

Summary: Describes how after winning the 1928 Olympics, Betty Robinson survived a plane crash and disabling injuries that she overcame to win the gold medal again during the 1936 Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Schultz, Mark

Summary: "The riveting true story-soon to be a high-profile film-of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty. On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.4 SCH

Iguodala, Andre

Summary: "The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the champion Golden State Warriors. Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA. And fresh off the Warriors' third NBA championship in the last four years, his game has never been stronger. Off the court, Iguodala has earned respect, too--for his successful tech investments, his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 IGUODALA, ANDRE IGU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B IGUODALA IGU

Muhammad, Ibtihaj

Summary: Ibtihaj Muhammad's path to Olympic greatness has been marked with opposition and near-debilitating challenges because of her race, religion, and gender. As the only woman of color and the only religious minority on the U.S. women's saber team, she had to push past sterotypes, misconceptions, and negativity to find her own path to success and Olympic Glory. Her reflection provides an unflinching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUHAMMAD, IBTIHAJ MUH

Eruzione, Mike

Summary: "On the fortieth anniversary of the historic 'Miracle on Ice,' Mike Eruzione--the captain of the 1980 U.S Men's Olympic Hockey Team, who scored the winning goal--recounts his amazing career on ice, the legendary upset against the Soviets, and winning the gold medal"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollings Publishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ERUZIONE, MIKE ERU

Schultz, Mark

Summary: On January 26, 1996, Olympic gold medalist Dave Schultz was shot in the back by John E. du Pont at the family's famed Foxcatcher Farm estate. Dave and his brother, Mark, were both gold medal-winning wrestlers. Du Pont was heir to a life of privilege. How did this senseless murder happen? In his fascinating, powerful memoir, Mark Schultz takes us behind the scenes at Foxcatcher Farm -- and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: 796 Schultz

Wetzel, Dan

Summary: "Well before Simone confronted the pressure of the Olympics, she faced real-life challenges as a kid while moving in and out of foster care. With the support and love of her family, she rode an unwavering drive to make history and grew into an incredible role model and activist--not to mention one of the greatest athletes of our time."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt Books for Young Readers 2020

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Beard, Amanda

Summary: In this candid and ultimately uplifting memoir, Olympic medalist Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that has proved to be her greatest victory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BEARD, AMANDA BEA

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

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

Hillenbrand, Laura.

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Summary: Based on true events, the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FOX RATED R

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Montillo, Roseanne

Summary: "The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was onlyher fourth-ever organized track meet. She crossed the finish line as a gold medalist and the fastest woman in the world. This improbable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.
Back to Top