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The Encyclopedia of the Summer Olympics

The Encyclopedia of the Summer Olympics

by David Fischer

The Encyclopedia of the Summer Olympics will introduce you to the history of the ancient games and to its revival as the modern Olympics. Each event is presented alphabetically and covers the rules, equipment used, and techniques of the participants. Each featured event also includes a Fast Facts section covering the first competition of that event, legendary athletes, and criteria for winning. Notable Summer Olympic participants are also included highlighting their supreme athletic talent.

11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Franklin Watts
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David Fischer

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