The Summer Olympics are chock full of epic athletic achievements across hundreds of disciplines, especially Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Swimming. These are the sports that gave us Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis, Wilma Rudolph and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olga Korbut and Mary Lou Retton — tremendous athletes whose Olympic accomplishments thrill us now just as much as they did when they occurred. Now readers can relive those moments in this fact-filled volume just right for young sports enthusiasts.
And because it's Matt Christopher, young readers know they're getting the best sports writing on the shelf!
- Juvenile Fiction
- 9-12 years
- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
- May 22, 2012