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Olympic Gold (Info Adventure)

Philippa Perry

Olympic Gold (Info Adventure)

by Philippa Perry

  • 12 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Two-Can Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Sports & Recreation - Olympics,
  • History,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Sports / Recreation / Outdoors,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Olympics,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Olympic games,
  • Athletes,
  • General,
  • Anecdotes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9582793M
    ISBN 101587281082
    ISBN 109781587281082
    OCLC/WorldCa144990118

    Phelps swims into history books with 22nd gold. facebook Share; twitter Share; Michael Phelps offered another tour de force in his dream farewell to swimming, proving himself the all-round master of the pool with victory in the m individual medley to collect the 22nd Olympic gold medal of his career at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on 11 August.. The year-old was in a different league to. Early life. Bassham was born in Comanche, Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in , where he participated in the ROTC program.. Sport career. At the Summer Olympics in Munich, Bassham won the silver medal in the mixed 50 m rifle three positions event. Between and , Lanny Bassham won three gold medals at the Pan American Games, Three Born: January 2, (age 72), Comanche, Texas, U.S.

      When my sister qualified for the Olympic Games, suffered a flat tire, and proclaimed her goal to win gold in , I took my own advice. But the tale was so big I needed a book. I partnered with my mom, Nancy Jorgensen, who had published two books in the field of choral education (From the Trenches: Real Insights from Real Choral Author: Cristy Bertini.   Table of Contents. 1. Introduction (John R. Gold and Margaret M. Gold), Part I: The Olympic Festivals, Enduring Enterprise: The Summer Olympics, – (John R. Gold and Margaret M. Gold), Winter Olympics: Driving Urban Change, – (Stephen J. Essex and Jiska de Groot), Cultural Olympiads (Beatriz García), Paralympic Games (John R. Gold Pages:

      Can Kerri Strug help Team USA win Olympic gold? Discover an inspiring American gymnastics story with this unforgettable Totally True Adventure. In , seven gymnasts—the Magnificent Seven—are America’s best chance to win its first team gold medal. Kerri Strug is one of them. After years of training, Kerri wants to do her best for the : Random House Children's Books.   How to Train With a T-Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals – This one is by Michael Phelps, last Olympics’ swimming sensation. It’s specific for children. Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper. Ready, Steady, Go, Mr. Croc – Cute picture book. Have fun! We’re doing an Olympics study with our 7 children in homeschool (ages 11 down to.


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Olympic Gold (Info Adventure) by Philippa Perry Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Olympic Gold" chronicles Shorter's rise from above-average prep school runner to promising collegiate runner to world class athlete.

U.S. athletes had been virtual no-shows in long distance running for decades; Shorter was one of a group of young runners who invested the time and milage to become internationally ranked in the ' by: 1.

Olympic Gold is a gem. In less than one hundred pages, the author has managed to garner material in a book that captures the spirit of the Olympics and the athletes who give so much of their lives training, preparing and sacrificing to get there. Frothingham begins with The Olympic Motto, Oath and Creed which embody the spirit of the games/5(14).

Olympic Gold is one of many graphic novels from the Scholastic Timeline Series. The series incorporates a graphic novel story with "Time Out" sections. These sections include non-fiction information, maps, diagrams, and pictures related to the actual event.4/5.

This is an excellent and fascinating book which tracks the history of the Washington University Boat crew from freshers' stage to Olympic Gold book medal winners at the Berlin Olympics. In particular, it focuses on one of the crew members and on the boat builder whose craft dominated the sport in the 30's/5(K).

About the Author Lanny Bassham is a World Champion and an Olympic Gold Medalist. For over three decades, he has been teaching Mental Management® to Olympians, business owners, Fortune Corporations and the elite of the sport and business communities/5().

The book is an autobiography which chronicles an improbably long leap from the chicken house of my childhood to Olympic gold and beyond. It also urges the reader to refrain from letting the limits of one's present view be the limits of one's possibilities.

29 rows  Gold Silver Bronze Paris details: Roger de Barbarin France: René Guyot France:. Though you might assume that a book about the Olympics would prove less fertile ground for this kind of heart-tugging, Gold is violently, sometimes absurdly sentimental.

At. Foxcatcher is a book about two champion wrestlers, Mark and Dave Shultz as they go for gold in the build up to the olympics however a fatal relationship with wealthy wrestling coach John du Pont sees Mark's brother Dave to be murded by du Pont/5.

Olympic Golf Course A complete guide to our Olympic Golf Course, reflecting the most current changes. Get this from a library. Olympic gold. [Philippa Perry; Nicole Carmichael] -- Briefly presents the history of the Olympics, highlighting some of the achievements, record breakers, and humorous and tragic moments.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary. Visit the Olympic World Library (OWL) – your library catalogue, information portal and search engine entirely devoted to Olympic knowledge – and search all of the Olympic Studies Centre’s collections comprising o publications, including books, electronic publications and journals.

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Olympic Peninsula Gold: Where to Find Gold on The Peninsula by Dan Youra, Travel Writer & Olympic Peninsula Guide Book is a compilation of reports on discoveries of gold on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula.

It features hard-to-find, historical information on locations of beaches, rivers and mines where gold has been found. Includes. Olympic Day The new Olympic Channel brings you news, highlights, exclusive behind the scenes, live events and original programming, 24 hours a day, days per year.

Watch the Olympic. Courage to Soar. Simone Biles’ entrance into the world of gymnastics may have started on a daycare field trip in her hometown of Spring, Texas, but her God-given talent, passion, and perseverance have made her one of the top gymnasts in the world, as well as a four-time winner of Olympic gold.

Including military patrol event at Games, which IOC now refers to biathlon. ^ B. Figure skating was held at the and Summer Olympic games prior to the establishment of the Winter Olympics.

21 medals (seven of each color) were awarded in seven events. ^ C. A men's ice hockey tournament was held at the Summer Olympics, and then added as a Winter Olympics event.

Olympic success. Inwhile at Yale, Spock was part of the all-Yale Men's eight rowing team at the Paris Olympics, captained by James Rockefeller, later president of what would become Citigroup.

Competing on the Seine, they won the gold medal. Books by Benjamin Spock. Baby and Child Care (, with revisions up to tenth edition, )Alma mater: Yale University, Columbia University MD.

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Are you an author. 3/5(1). - Buy A Shot at History: My Obsessive Journey to Olympic Gold book online at best prices in India on Read A Shot at History: My Obsessive Journey to Olympic Gold book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(). Sydney Olympics.

Following Jason Queally's Gold Medal in the Kilo TT, Hoy joined with him and Craig MacLean to win his first Olympic Medal, a Silver in the Team Sprint or "Olympic Sprint" as it was then called.

They were beaten by an excellent French team but the two medals won for GB was the start of the renaissance of British Cycling which has led on to remarkable results over his : 23 March (age 43), Edinburgh, Scotland.Thirteen-year-old Marjorie Gestring of the US won the gold medal in springboard diving.

She remains the youngest female gold medallist in the history of the Summer Olympic Games. Twelve-year-old Inge Sorensen of Denmark earned a bronze medal in the m breaststroke, making her the youngest medallist ever in an individual event.

Debuts and firsts.Olympic Gold How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth (Book): Burgan, Michael: Jesse Owens' gold-medal winning feats at the Olympics in Berlin struck a mighty propaganda blow against Adolf Hitler.

The Nazi leader had planned to use the German games as a showcase of supposed Aryan superiority. Instead there was American black athlete Owens on the podium being.