Gold Medal Books

The 2016 summer games are off to a sporting (and page-turning) start in Rio, and these books for young readers provide history and information about this ancient athletic endeavor, now a worldwide tradition every four years.

"What Are the Summer Olympics?" by Gail Herman 9780448488349 

"Great Moments in the Summer Olympics" by Matt Christopher 9780316195799

"Caillou Backyard Olympics" by Eric Sevigny 9782897183110

"Science of Summer Olympic Sports: Book of 28 Graphs for Kids, Teens, and Curious Adults" by M. Schottenbauer 9781499778533

"Nadia: Girl Who Couldn't Sit Still" by Karlin Gray 9780544319608

"Boys in the Boat Young Readers Edition: True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics" by Daniel James Brown 9780451475923

"G Is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet" by Brad Herzog 9781585364626

"Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper" by Ann Malaspina 9780807580356

"Olympig!" by Victoria Jamieson 9781101997796

"Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman" by Kathleen Krull

"Ancient Greece and the Olympics: Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #16 by Mary Pope Osborne 9780375823787

"World of Olympics" by Nick Hunter 9781410941268

"U. S. Women's Soccer Go for Gold!" by Heather Alexander 9780399542237

"Swimming and Diving" by Allan Morey 9781681520506