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Author McDougall, Chrös, author.
Title The Olympics encyclopedia for kids / by Chrös McDougall.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minnesota : Abdo Reference, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2022]
©2022
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Dennis Memorial-Juvenile  J 798.48 MCD     AVAILABLE
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 796.48 MCD     AVAILABLE
Descript 192 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Sports encyclopedias for kids
Sports encyclopedias for kids.
Note Includes glossary and index.
Contents The history of the Olympics -- Summer sports -- Archery -- Badminton -- Basketball -- Boxing -- Canoe -- Cycling -- Diving -- Equestrian -- Fencing -- Field hockey -- Golf -- Gymnastics -- Handball -- Judo -- Modern pentathlon -- Rowing -- Rugby sevens -- Sailing -- Shooting -- Soccer -- Swimming -- Table tennis -- Tae Kwon Do -- Tennis -- Track and field -- Triathlon -- Volleyball -- Water polo -- Weight lifting -- Wrestling -- Additional sports -- Winter sports -- Alpine skiing -- Biathlon -- Bobsled -- Curling -- Figure skating -- Freestyle skiing -- Ice hockey -- Luge -- Nordic skiing -- Skeleton -- Ski cross and snowboardcross -- Ski and snowboard: park and pipe -- Snowboard racing -- Speed skating -- Paralympic games -- Past Olympic sports -- Olympic milestones.
Summary This encyclopedia highlights more than 40 Olympic sports. Alongside both historic and recent photographs, readers will learn about the basics of each competition, its origin, how it has changed throughout the years, and the icons in each sport. In addition, this book provides information about the Paralympics. Features include a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Subject Olympics -- Records -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Olympic athletes -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Olympics -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Professional sports -- Juvenile literature.
Olympic athletes -- United States.
Olympics -- Records -- History -- United States.
Professional sports.
Genre Junior literature.
History.
Encyclopedias.
ISBN 9781532196935 (hardcover)
1532196938 (hardcover)
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