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The Summer Olympics Greatest Moments

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Great athletes, amazing performances, and unforgettable displays of the human spirit are what make the Summer Olympics so special, while providing sports fans with memorable moments to savor for a lifetime. Greatest Moments explores some of the very best feats of unprecedented greatness and remarkable courage that have defined what the modern Olympic Games have been all about from their beginnings in Athens, Greece. From thrilling record-breaking performances to crushing disappointment and stories of selfless humanity, the Olympic Games have it all. Iconic athletes like Michael Phelps, Muhammad Ali, Mary Lou Retton, Usain Bolt, Nadia Comaneci, Bob Beamon, Greg Louganis, Florence Griffith-Joyner, and Bob Mathias, among many others, are featured. Greatest Moments celebrates what makes the Summer Olympic Games a global treasure. Every title in The Summer Olympics: On the World Stage explores the athletes and the episodes that combine to make the Games the greatest sporting spectacle in the world.

Great Moments in the Summer Olympics

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The Summer Olympics are chock full of epic athletic achievements across hundreds of disciplines, especially Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Swimming. These are the sports that gave us Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis, Wilma Rudolph and Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olga Korbut and Mary Lou Retton -- tremendous athletes whose Olympic accomplishments thrill us now just as much as they did when they occurred. Now readers can relive those moments in this fact-filled volume just right for young sports enthusiasts. And because it's Matt Christopher, young readers know they're getting the best sports writing on the shelf!

Great Summer Olympic Moments

Author : Nathan Aaseng
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Discusses unusual and memorable athletic performances that have taken place in the history of the summer Olympics.

The Olympian

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Great Olympic Moments

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Great Olympic Moments looks at great Olympic moments through the history of the modern Olympics and reasons why these moments were so memorable and made such an impact. It also includes a spread of Olympic records and an Olympic timeline.

Great Moments in Football

Author : James Buckley (Jr.)
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Recounts ten high points in the history of football, including the first NFL Championship game to be televised, the "Immaculate Reception" by Franco Harris in 1972, and the comeback by the Buffalo Bills in the 1993 AFC playoff game.

Swimming World and Junior Swimmer

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Great Moments in Basketball

Author : Michael Burgan
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Recounts ten high points in the history of basketball, including Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game, eight consecutive NBA championships won by the Boston Celtics, and the Houston Comets win the first four WNBA championships.

The Summer Olympics

Author : William McGuire
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Provides a look at memorable moments in the history of the summer Olympics, by looking at the individuals and events that have been part of this competition

Television radio Age

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Broadcasting

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100 Unforgettable Moments in the Summer Olympics

Author : Bob Italia
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Feats for the record books! Full-page, full-color photos and easy-to-read text recieve the greatest triumphs of the Summer Olympics. Athletes achievement and outstanding sportsmanship provide inspiring, exciting stories for young sports fans.

Children s Literature Review

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American Gas Association Monthly

Author : American Gas Association
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Children s Book Review Index

Author : Gary C. Tarbert
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Runner s World

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Video Directory 1987

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100 Greatest Moments in Olympic History

Author : Bud Greenspan
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Profiles the accomplishments of one hundred athletes in Olympic competition throughout the 20th century.

Swifter Higher Stronger

Author : Sue Macy
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Celebrates those dedicated athletes who have achieved their dreams on the world stage, including Jim Thorpe and Jesse Owens, while exploring the social, political, and cultural history and impact of these games throughout the years.

Women s Sports

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