Great Moments in Olympic Sports
Olympians compete in the colors of their country. Millions of fans around the world tune in to watch. And when everything goes just right, the performances are unforgettable. Great Moments in Olympic Sports tells the stories that define the Games -- those of surprise and dominance, of inspiration and determination, of persistence and overcoming adversity. With colorful descriptions of memorable moments old and new, plus a glossary, additional resources, and more, these books will have readers on the edge of their seats awaiting the next opening ceremony.
Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
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- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Great Moments in Olympic Sports - Horn Book Guide
After a brief introduction to/history of the sport, each of these books covers memorable Olympic moments. Chapters focus on individual athletes and their inspiring stories of hard work, determination, and talent. “Great Olympians” and “Places to Visit” lists are appended.
Great Moments in Olympic Skating (Great Moments in Olympic Sports) - Booklist
This entry in the Great Olympics Sport series has short, colorful chapters on seven important individuals in Olympic skating, both figure skaters and speed skaters. . . [and] the seven chapters give a sense of the history and development of the sport, something often missing in series, which tend to focus on current stars. . . . A nice addition to young readers’ sports collections.