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Product Description: Prepare to be amazed with Record Busters Olympics! From the fastest man on earth, to medal winning siblings, most expensive opening ceremonies, most medals ever and the first perfect 10, we've collected the most amazing Olympic records along with astounding photos and fascinating facts...read more

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9780750295420 | Wayland, January 3, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Prepare to be amazed with Record Busters Olympics!

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9780750297752 | Gardners Books, May 26, 2016, cover price $13.80

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Product Description: Going for Gold gives the lowdown on all the key Olympic sports, from rowing and gymnastics to cycling, athletics and swimming. It also looks at the new Olympic sports - rugby sevens, kite surfing and golf, focussing on the format of each sport, how it is scored, and the key rules...read more

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9780750295468 | Wayland, December 20, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Going for Gold gives the lowdown on all the key Olympic sports, from rowing and gymnastics to cycling, athletics and swimming.

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9780750297783 | Gardners Books, April 14, 2016, cover price $13.80 | About this edition: Ready for Rio gives the lowdown on all the key Olympic sports, from rowing and gymnastics to cycling, athletics and swimming.

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Product Description: The Olympics Ancient to Modern is a fascinating look at the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the first events in Ancient Greece right the way up to London 2012 and Sochi 2014. It focusses on when and where each Games has been held, and some key stats, such as how much it cost, how many athletes competed, and how many spectators came to watch...read more

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9780750295475 | Wayland, December 13, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The Olympics Ancient to Modern is a fascinating look at the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the first events in Ancient Greece right the way up to London 2012 and Sochi 2014.

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9780750297790 | Gardners Books, April 14, 2016, cover price $13.75 | About this edition: The Olympics Ancient to Modern is a fascinating look at the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the first events in Ancient Greece right the way up to London 2012 and Sochi 2014.

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Product Description: What do people do at the Olympics? Readers pick from eight different scenarios and experience "next best thing to being there yourself" opportunities for interactive career exploration. Sidebars promote additional learning activities and independent reaserch

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9781634719605 | Cherry Lake Pub, August 1, 2016, cover price $14.21 | About this edition: What do people do at the Olympics?

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9781634719148 | Cherry Lake Pub, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.93 | About this edition: What do people do at the Olympics?

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Product Description: Leaps, turns, and handsprings are hard enough, but when you add a beam, difficulty is maximized. Learn the best tips and tricks to conquering the balance beam.

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9781515722229 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Leaps, turns, and handsprings are hard enough, but when you add a beam, difficulty is maximized.

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Product Description: Ever wonder what it takes to be an uneven bars champion? Find out the tips and tricks to spinning, tucking, and sticking an uneven bars routine, as well as the legends that have shaped the sport into how we know it today.

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9781515722199 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Ever wonder what it takes to be an uneven bars champion?

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Product Description: Vaulting takes a lot more than just a run and jump onto a springboard. It requires preparation, practice, and understanding of this unique event. A gymnast that dedicates her time and effort could one day see her name next to the greats...read more

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9781515722212 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Vaulting takes a lot more than just a run and jump onto a springboard.

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Product Description: Floor exercise requires a lot from a gymnast. You need artistry, precision, and skill. But the feeling you get when you stick a complicated tumbling pass, makes all your hard work and dedication worth it. Learn everything you need to know to compete in floor exercise.

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9781515722182 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Floor exercise requires a lot from a gymnast.

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Product Description: Nadia Comaneci was a feisty and fearless little girl who went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games, where she received an unprecedented seven perfect scores in gymnastics...read more
By Christine Davenier (illustrator)

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9780544319608 | Houghton Mifflin, June 7, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Nadia Comaneci was a feisty and fearless little girl who went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games, where she received an unprecedented seven perfect scores in gymnastics.

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Product Description: Can Kerri Strug help Team USA win Olympic gold? Discover an inspiring American gymnastics story with this unforgettable Totally True Adventure.   In 1996, seven gymnasts—the Magnificent Seven—are America’s best chance to win its first team gold medal...read more

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9780553521740 | Random House Childrens Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Can Kerri Strug help Team USA win Olympic gold?

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9780553521757 | Random House Childrens Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Can Kerri Strug help Team USA win Olympic gold?

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Product Description: Back in 775 BC, athletes from all over Ancient Greece came together to compete in various games. The contests were held every four years and winning athletes brought honor and respect to their homelands.The tradition of the Olympic Games faded over time until 1896, when they were brought back to life...read more
By Gail Herman and Stephen Marchesi (illustrator)

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9780448488349 | Grosset & Dunlap, March 22, 2016, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Back in 775 BC, athletes from all over Ancient Greece came together to compete in various games.

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9780606384131 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, March 22, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.A must-read for all athletics fans, Great Sporting Events: Athletics looks at the top athletics competitions in the world and describes the history behind them, notable events and the personalities that helped to shape the sport...read more

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9781445101873 | Gardners Books, January 19, 2011, cover price $21.50 | About this edition: Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.
9780750261999 | Gardners Books, January 28, 2010, cover price $23.80 | About this edition: With informative but accessible text, the sport is brought to life.

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9781445149608 | Ill edition (Franklin Watts Ltd, September 27, 2016), cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Each title in the Great Sporting Events series gives a fascinating insight into the great sporting events that thrill sports stars and fans alike.
9780750268592 | Gardners Books, March 22, 2012, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Have you been inspired by the 2012 Olympics?

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Product Description: Behind the flips, splashes and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work. Gravity and centrifugal force are in play as a diver spins and flips before splashing into the water. Olympic swimmers shave their bodies to reduce drag as they zip through the water...read more

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9781474711401 | Gardners Books, February 11, 2016, cover price $20.40 | About this edition: Behind the flips, splashes and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work.

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9781491481615 | Edge Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $7.95

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9781491481578 | Edge Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $27.32 | About this edition: Behind the flips, splashes, and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work.

Behind every jump, spin, and flip of Olympic gymnastics, science is at work. Centrifugal force is at work in a midair spin, and center of gravity is involved in balance beam routines. Newton’s Third Law of Motion springs into action as a gymnast flies into the air in the vaulting event. Find out how science is involved in all your favorite gymnastics events and how gymnasts take science into account as they chase the gold medal.

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9781474711425 | Gardners Books, February 11, 2016, cover price $20.40

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9781491481639 | Edge Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Behind every jump, spin, and flip of Olympic gymnastics, science is at work.

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9781491481592 | Edge Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $27.32 | About this edition: Behind every jump, spin, and flip of Olympic gymnastics, science is at work.

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Product Description: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork. Learn about the most popular events and how they captivate audiences around the world. High-imapct photography will engage readers, while the carefully leveled text will help struggling readers be successful...read more

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9781681520490 | Amicus Ink, February 2, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork.

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9781607538080 | Amicus, July 1, 2015, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: "Presents information about gymnastics in the Olympics, including different kinds of gymnastic events, well-known gymnasts such as Gabrielle Douglas, and how gymnastics in the Olympics works today"--
9781620311790 | Bullfrog Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $25.65 | About this edition: Gymnastics is fun!

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Product Description: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork. Learn about the most popular events and how they captivate audiences around the world. High-imapct photography will engage readers, while the carefully leveled text will help struggling readers be successful...read more

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9781681520520 | Amicus Ink, February 2, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork.

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9781607538110 | Amicus, July 1, 2015, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: "Presents information about volleyball in the Olympics including rules for playing, and overview of indoor and beach volleyball, and well-known players such as Misty May Treanor and Kari Walsh Jennings"--

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Product Description: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork. Learn about the most popular events and how they captivate audiences around the world. High-imapct photography will engage readers, while the carefully leveled text will help struggling readers be successful...read more

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9781681520506 | Amicus Ink, February 2, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork.

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9781607538097 | Amicus, July 1, 2015, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: "Presents information about swimming and diving in the Olympics including different types of swimming strokes, different diving events, and synchronized swimming"--

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Product Description: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork. Learn about the most popular events and how they captivate audiences around the world. High-imapct photography will engage readers, while the carefully leveled text will help struggling readers be successful...read more

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9781681520513 | Amicus Ink, February 2, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork.

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9781607538103 | Amicus, July 1, 2015, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: "Presents information about track and field in the Olympics including events such as relays, hurdles, pole vault, javelin throw, and shot put"--

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Product Description: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork. Learn about the most popular events and how they captivate audiences around the world. High-imapct photography will engage readers, while the carefully leveled text will help struggling readers be successful...read more

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9781681520476 | Amicus Ink, February 2, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork.

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9781607538066 | Amicus, July 1, 2015, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: "Presents information about basketball in the Olympics, including the history of basketball, how it became an Olympic sport, and well-known players, such as the United States' 1992 Dream Team"--
9781620311776 | Bullfrog Books, January 1, 2015, cover price $25.65 | About this edition: Let's play some hoops!

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Product Description: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork. Learn about the most popular events and how they captivate audiences around the world. High-imapct photography will engage readers, while the carefully leveled text will help struggling readers be successful...read more

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9781681520483 | Amicus Ink, February 2, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Once every four years, the best athletes gather at the Summer Olympic Games in tests of speed, strength, and teamwork.

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9781607538073 | Amicus, July 1, 2015, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: "Presents information about the rules and types of combat sports in the Olympics, including wrestling, boxing, tae kwon do, judo, and fencing"--

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Product Description: The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives -- eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others...read more
By Noah Berlatsky (editor)

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9780737773996 | Greenhaven Pr, January 27, 2016, cover price $27.80 | About this edition: The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject.

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9780737773989 | Greenhaven Pr, January 27, 2016, cover price $39.40 | About this edition: The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject.

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Product Description: Behind every long stride, high-flying pole vault, and perfectly controlled discus throw, science is at work. As a high jumper takes off, potential energy is converted into kinetic energy. A discus thrower builds up momentum while spinning...read more

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9781491481622 | Edge Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Behind every long stride, high-flying pole vault, and perfectly controlled discus throw, science is at work.

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9781491481585 | Edge Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $27.32 | About this edition: Behind every long stride, high-flying pole vault, and perfectly controlled discus throw, science is at work.

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Product Description: An attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games would produce one of the defining images of international terrorism. The chilling photo of a hooded man peering from a balcony in the Olympic Village would be viewed worldwide as a horrific symbol of global terrorism...read more

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9780756552961 | Compass Point Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games would produce one of the defining images of international terrorism.

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9780756552923 | Compass Point Books, January 1, 2016, cover price $33.99 | About this edition: An attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games would produce one of the defining images of international terrorism.

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Product Description: From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of Olympic sports. Now in G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet, writer Brad Herzog showcases those athletes and events that not only set sports records but also impacted history and world views...read more
By Doug Bowles (illustrator)

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9781585364626 | Sleeping Bear Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of Olympic sports.

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9781489637383 | Av2 by Weigl, July 15, 2015, cover price $34.28 | About this edition: From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of Olympic sports.

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