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Great Moments in the Summer Olympics (Paperback) (Matt Christopher)

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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!
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!
Number of Pages: 104.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Olympics, History
Series Title: Matt Christopher
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Matt Christopher
Language: English
Street Date: May 22, 2012
TCIN: 14140912
UPC: 9780316195799
Item Number (DPCI): 247-07-4493

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