Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive PDF

Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive

Len: 95
Author: Laura Hillenbrand
Number of pages: 320
Date Published: 2017-04-25

In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian's courage, cunning, and fort ...

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Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything PDF

Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything

Len: 51
Author: Aly Raisman
Number of pages: 368
Date Published: 2017-11-14

Discover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond. Aly Ra ...

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Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith PDF

Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith

Len: 39
Author: Gabrielle Douglas
Number of pages: 224
Date Published: 2013-11-26

In the 2012 London Olympics, US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas stole hearts and flew high as the All-Around Gold Medal winner, as well as acting as a critical member of the US gold-medal-winning women gymn ...

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Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion PDF

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion

Len: 49
Author: Russell Freedman
Number of pages: 192
Date Published: 2014-01-07

“Befitting a champion.”—School Library Journal, starred review Babe Didrikson Zaharias was one of history's greatest athletes as an All-American basketball player, an Olympic gold medalist in ...

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The Matchless Six: The Story of Canada's First Women's Olympic Team PDF

The Matchless Six: The Story of Canada's First Women's Olympic Team

Len: 67
Author: Ron Hotchkiss
Number of pages: 200
Date Published: 2006-02-07

It is July 1928, and Canada’s first women’s Olympic team — “The Matchless Six” — is heading to Amsterdam, the site of the ninth Olympiad of the modern era. Canada’s finest female track-a ...

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The Story of the Olympics: Revised and Expanded Edition PDF

The Story of the Olympics: Revised and Expanded Edition

Len: 55
Author: Dave Anderson
Number of pages: 168
Date Published: 2000-05-03

Relive the excitement and drama of the world's greatest sporting event--the Olympics Games. Pulitzer Prize--winning sportswriter Dave Anderson traces this international spectacle from its roots in anc ...

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The Nazi Olympics, Berlin 1936 (United States Holocaust Museum) PDF

The Nazi Olympics, Berlin 1936 (United States Holocaust Museum)

Len: 63
Author: Susan D. Bachrach
Number of pages: 132
Date Published: 2000-04-01

"Here is the story of the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin during which the German Nazi Party attempted to turn the Games into a propaganda vehicle for its own political agenda. This fascinating book, ...

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A Journey The Autobiography of Apolo Anton Ohno PDF

A Journey The Autobiography of Apolo Anton Ohno

Len: 47
Author: Apolo Anton Ohno
Number of pages: 153
Date Published: 2002-10-01

I honestly don't know what battles I'm going to face next, only that I have the spirit and the will to face anything and fight for my sport and for what I believe is right. I'll give 110 percent and ...

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Unbroken: An Olympian's Journey From Airman To Castaway To Captive (Young Readers Edition) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) PDF

Unbroken: An Olympian's Journey From Airman To Castaway To Captive (Young Readers Edition) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Len: 136
Author: Laura Hillenbrand
Number of pages: 320
Date Published: 2017-05-16

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this riveting biography includes more than 100 black-and-white photos. On a May afternoon in 1943, an American military plane ...

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A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times PDF

A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times

Len: 82
Author: Benson Bobrick
Number of pages: 160
Date Published: 2012-06-26

From the barefoot races of 8th century BC to the underwater obstacle courses in the early 20th century to the high-tension Berlin Games preceding World War II, the Olympics have always been exciting d ...

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