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What Are the Summer Olympics?
Herman, Gail
Paper Book
Back in 775 BC, athletes from all over Ancient Greece came together to compete in various games. The contests were held every four years and winning athletes brought honor and respect to their homelands. The tradition of the Olympic Games faded over time until 1896, when they were...
What Are the Paralympic Games?
Herman, Gail
Paper Book
It's time to cheer for the inspiring athletes of the Paralympic Games! As the Opening Ceremony for the 1948 Summer Olympic Games commenced in London, a similar sporting competition was taking place a few miles away. But the men at Stoke Mandeville weren't your typical athletes....
She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world
Clinton, Chelsea
Paper Book
Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout United States history, there...
She's got this
Hernandez, Laurie
Paper Book
A New York Times bestseller! From gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast and bestselling author Laurie Hernandez comes a picture book about chasing your dreams and never giving up. Even Olympians have to start somewhere. And in this charming illustrated book, Laurie...
Flying high : the story of gymnastics champion Simone Biles
Meadows, Michelle
Paper Book
A lyrical picture book biography of Simone Biles, gymnastics champion and Olympic superstar. Before she was a record-breaking gymnast competing on the world stage, Simone Biles spent time in foster care as a young child. Nimble and boundlessly energetic, she cherished every...
Margret & H.A. Rey's Curious George and the Summer Games /cwritten by Monica Perez ; illustrated in the style of H.A. Rey by Mary O'Keefe Young
Perez, Monica
Paper Book
George is curious about all the field day Summer Games, but what sporting event will he compete in Every year, the town has a Summer Games field day, and George wants to join in on the fun, especially if the prize is a medal! But what is the perfect Summer Games event for...
The wildest race ever : the story of the 1904 Olympic marathon
McCarthy, Meghan
Paper Book
From Megan McCarthy the award-winning author of Pop! and Earmuffs for Everyone comes the quirky, fascinating, and inspiring story of perseverance and the importance of sportsmanship set at the 1904 St. Louis Olympic Marathon. It was 1904 and St. Louis was proud to...
Who Is Michael Phelps?
Hecht, Micah
Paper Book
Find out how a mischievous boy became a phenomenal swimmer and the greatest Olympian of all time in this inspiring addition to the#1 New York Times bestselling Who Was? series! Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Michael Phelps began swimming at age seven at the urging...
Proud : living my American dream
Muhammad, Ibtihaj
Paper Book
The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, New York Times bestselling author, and Time "100 Most Influential People" honoree Ibtihaj Muhammad At the 2016 Olympic Games, Ibtihaj...
I got this : to gold and beyond
Hernandez, Laurie
Paper Book
New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller! Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages--with never-before-seen photos! ...
You wouldn't want to be a Greek athlete! : races you'd rather not run
Ford, Michael.
Paper Book
You (the reader) are a small boy living near Athens during the mid-5th century B.C. Your father sends you off to school to learn about the arts and athletics. It is his hope that someday you will honor the family by competing in the Olympic Games. As you train and compete in the games you will get...
Who Is Megan Rapinoe?
Loh, Stefanie
Paper Book
Learn about the bold and courageous life of soccer champion and activist Megan Rapinoe in the new Who HQ Now format of #1 New York TimesBest-Selling Who Was? series. On July 7, 2019, Megan Rapinoe ran out onto the field to play in her third Women's World Cup final....
Sakamoto's swim club : how a teacher led an unlikely team to victory
Abery, Julie
Paper Book
The inspirational and little-known story of a dedicated teacher who coached Hawaiian swimmers all the way to the Olympics, beautifully told in simple rhyme. When the children of workers on a 1930s Maui sugar plantation were chased away from playing in the nearby irrigation ditches, local...

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