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Author Rosen, Karen, author.
Title Great moments in Olympic track & field / by Karen Rosen.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minnesota : SportsZone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2015]
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 796.42 Ros     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 796.48 Ros     AVAILABLE
Descript 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
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Series Great moments in Olympic sports
Sports zone
Great moments in Olympic sports.
Audience 760L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.5 1 1 169670
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 62-63) and index.
Summary Explores Olympic track and field history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Jesse Owens, Fanny Blankers-Koen, and Usain Bolt.
Contents Introduction -- Berlin 1936: a symbol of strength -- Athens 1896: an Olympic first -- Stockholm 1912: the greatest athlete -- London 1948: the flying housewife -- Rome 1960: an eternal performance -- Mexico City 1968: Beamonesque -- Los Angeles 1984 : breaking through -- Beijing 2008: lightning bolt -- Great Olympians -- Glossary -- For more information -- Index -- About the author.
Subject Track and field athletes -- Juvenile literature.
Track and field -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Olympic athletes -- Juvenile literature.
Olympics -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Track and field athletese.
Track and field -- History.
Olympic athletes.
Olympics -- History.
Alt Title Olympic track & field
Olympic track and field
Track & field
Track and field
ISBN 1624034004
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