Olympic Games

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  • America‘s dream team: the quest for Olympic gold. Chuck Daly. 796.323 DAL
  • The ancient Olympic games. Judith Swaddling. 796.48 SWA
  • The art of snowboarding: kickers, carving, halfpipes, and more. Jim Smith. 796.939 SMI
  • Athens to Athens: the official history of the Olympic Games and the IOC, 1894-2004. David Miller. 796.48 MIL
  • Athens to Atlanta: 100 years of glory. 796.48 ATH
  • Barcelona Albertville 1992: the official publication of the U.S. Olympic Committee. 796.48 BAR
  • A basic guide to archery. 799.32 BAS
  • A basic guide to decathlon. Frank Zarnowski. 796.42 ZAR
  • A basic guide to equestrian. 798.2 BAS
  • A basic guide to skiing and snowboarding. 796.93 BAS
  • Becoming Holyfield: a fighter’s journey. Evander Holyfield. B Holyfield
  • Berlin Games: how the Nazis stole the Olympic dream. Guy Walters. 796.48 WAL
  • The big fight: my life in and out of the ring. Sugar Ray Leonard. B Leonard
  • The big red machine: the rise and fall of Soviet Olympic champions. Yuri Brokhin. 796.48 BRO
  • The boys in the boat: nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Olympics. Daniel James Brown. 797.123 BRO
  • The boys of winter: the untold story of a coach, a dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. Wayne Coffey. 796.962 COF
  • Breaking the surface. Greg Louganis. B Louganis
  • But now I see: my journey from blindness to Olympic gold. Steven Holcomb. Y 796.952 HOL
  • By the sword: a history of gladiators, musketeers, samurai, swashbucklers, and Olympic champions. Richard Cohen. 796.86 COH
  • Chalked up: inside elite gymnastics’ merciless coaching, overzealous parents, eating disorders, and elusive Olympic dreams. Jennifer Sey. B Sey
  • Chronicle of the Olympics, 1896-1996. 796.48 CHR
  • The complete book of the Olympics. David Wallechinsky, Jaime Loucky. 796.48 WAL
  • Dream team: how Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the greatest team of all time conquered the world and changed the game of basketball forever. Jack McCallum. 796.323 MACC, CD 796.323 MACC
  • Eric Liddell. Catherine Swift. B Liddell
  • Figure skating: a celebration. Beverley Smith. 796.91 SMI
  • Figure skating: a history. James R. Hines. 796.912 HIN
  • Frozen in time: the enduring legacy of the 1961 U.S. figure skating team. Nikki Nichols. 796.912 NIC
  • Frozen in time: the greatest moments at the Winter Olympics. Bud Greenspan. 796.98 GRE
  • Full circle: an autobiography. Dan Jansen. 796.91 JAN
  • Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles 1984 commemorative book. 796.48 GAM
  • Go for the goal: a champion’s guide to winning in soccer and life. Mia Hamm. 796.334 HAM
  • Gold in the water: the true story of ordinary men and their extraordinary dream of Olympic glory. P.H. Mullen. 797.21 MUL
  • Golden boy: the fame, money, and mystery of Oscar de la Hoya. Tim Kawakami. B Dela Hoya
  • Grace & glory: a century of women in the Olympics. Jane Leder. 796.48 LED
  • Grace, gold, & glory: my leap of faith. Gabrielle Douglas. B Douglas
  • The great eight: how to be happy (even when you have every reason to be miserable). Scott Hamilton. 158.1 HAM
  • The greatest: Muhammad Ali. Walter Dean Myers. Y 927.96 MYE, JB Ali
  • Hitler’s games: the 1936 Olympics. Duff Hart-Davis. 796.48 HAR
  • The hockey book. 796.962 HOC
  • Hockey plays and strategies. Ryan Walter, Mike Johnston. 796.962 WAL
  • How to watch the Olympics: the essential guide to the rules, statistics, heroes, and zeroes of every sport. David Goldblatt. 796.48 GOL
  • I may be wrong but I doubt it. Charles Barkley. B Barkley
  • Ice hockey made simple: a spectator’s guide. P.J. Harari. 796.962 HAR
  • Igniting the flame: America’s first olympic team. Jim Reisler. 796.48 REI
  • In the water they can’t see you cry: a memoir. Amanda Beard. B Beard
  • Jerry West: the life and legend of a basketball icon. Roland Lazenby. B West
  • A journey: the autobiography of Apolo Anton Ohno. Apolo Anton Ohno. Y 796.91 OHN
  • Just don’t fall: how I grew up, conquered illness, and made it down the mountain. Josh Sundquist. 796.93 SUN
  • Kara Goucher’s running for women: from first steps to marathons. Kara Goucher. 613.7172 GOU
  • A kind of grace: the autobiography of the world’s greatest female athlete. Jackie Joyner-Kersee. B Joyner-Kersee
  • King of the world: Muhammad Ali and the rise of an American hero. David Remnick. B Ali
  • Letters to a young gymnast. Nadia Comaneci. 796.44 COM
  • Little girls in pretty boxes: the making and breaking of elite gymnasts and figure skaters. Joan Ryan. 796.44 RYA
  • Living the dream. Dot Richardson. B Richardson
  • Living the dream: my life and basketball. Hakeem Olajuwon. 796.323 OLA
  • Los Angeles 1984. 796.48 LOS
  • Mark Spitz: the extraordinary life of an Olympic champion. Richard J. Foster. B Spitz
  • Mary Lou: creating an olympic champion. Mary Lou Retton. Bela Karolyi. 796.41 RET
  • Muhammad Ali: his life and times. Thomas Hauser. B Ali
  • My life. Earvin “Magic” Johnson. B Johnson
  • My Sergei: a love story. Ekaterina Gordeeva. 796.322 GOR, VIDEO 796.912
  • My wide world. Jim McKay. 796.48 MACK
  • Nazi games: the Olympics of 1936. David Clay Large. 796.48 LAR
  • The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936. Susan D. Bachrach. 796.48 BAC
  • No limits: the will to succeed. Michael Phelps. B Phelps, CD B Phelps
  • The Olympic games. 796.48 OLY
  • The Olympic games: the first thousand years. M. I. Finley, H. W. Pleket. 796.48 FIN
  • The Olympics: a history of the games. William Oscar Johnson. 796.48 JOH
  • The Olympics for beginners. Brandon Toropov. 796.48 TOR
  • Olympics 1976: Montreal, Innsbruck. 796.48 FUL
  • On the line. Serena Williams. Y 927.96 WIL
  • The 100 greatest Olympians and Paralympians. Nick Callow. 796.48 CAL
  • A passion for victory: the story of the Olympics in ancient and early modern times. Benson Bobrick. Y 796.48 BOB
  • The perfect mile: three athletes, one goal, and less than four minutes to achieve it. Neal Bascomb. 796.42 BAS
  • P3: pipes, parks, and powder. Todd Richards. 796.939 RIC
  • Resilience: faith, focus, triumph. Alonzo Mourning. 796.323 MOU
  • The ride of my life. Mat Hoffman. Y 796.6 HOF
  • Rome 1960: the Olympics that changed the world. David Maraniss. 796.48 MAR
  • Running for dummies. Florence Griffith Joyner, John Hanc. 796.42 GRI
  • Running tide. Joan Benoit. 796.426 BEN
  • Scott Hamilton: a behind-the-scenes look at the life and competitive times of America’s favorite figure skater: an unauthorized biography. Michael Steere. B Hamilton
  • The second mark: courage, corruption, and the battle for Olympic gold. Joy Goodwin. 796.91 GOO
  • Shaq talks back. Shaquille O’Neal. 796.323 ONE
  • Shooting from the outside: how a coach and her Olympic team transformed women’s basketball. Tara VanDerveer. 796.323 VAN
  • A skating life. Dorothy Hamill. B Hamill
  • Spectator sports made simple: how to watch, understand, and enjoy baseball, football, basketball, golf, tennis, soccer, bowling, and ice hockey. Dan Bartges. 796 BAR
  • Sports immortals: stories of inspiration and achievement. Jim Platt. 796.092 PLA
  • The sports rules book. 796 SPO
  • Stars on Ice: an intimate look at skating’s greatest tour. Barry Wilner. 796.91 WIL
  • Striking back: the 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre and Israel’s deadly response. Aaron J. Klein. 364.135 KLE
  • Take it to the mat. Bobby Douglas. 796.812 DOU
  • Tales of gold. 796.48 TAL
  • Triumph: the untold story of Jesse Owens and Hitler’s Olympics. Jeremy Schaap. 796.48 SCH
  • Ultimate skiing. Ron LeMaster. 796.93 LEM
  • Venus to the hoop: a gold-medal year in women’s basketball. Sara Corbett. 796.323 COR
  • The Winter Olympics: an insider’s guide to the legends, the lore, and the games. Ron C. Judd. 796.98 JUD
  • Wonder girl: the magnificent sporting life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias. Don Van Natta Jr. B Zaharias
  • Zero regrets: be greater than yesterday. Apolo Ohno. B Ohno

FICTION

  • Bliss, remembered. Frank Deford. Fic DEF
  • Born in sin. Evelyn Coleman. Y Fic COL
  • The Finnish line. Linda Gerber. Y Fic GER
  • A game of lies. Rebecca Cantrell. Mystery CAN
  • The games. Ted Kosmatka. Sci. Fic KOS
  • Garden of beasts: a novel of Berlin 1936. Jeffery Deaver. Fic DEA
  • Gold. Chris Cleave. Fic CLE, Large Type Fic CLE
  • The long journey home. Don Coldsmith. Fic COL
  • Private games. James Patterson, Mark Sullivan. Fic PAT, Large Type Fic PAT
  • Red mercury. Max Barclay. Fic BAR
  • Running the rift. Naomi Benaron. Fic BEN
  • Rush for the gold: mystery at the Olympics. John Feinstein. Y Fic FEI
  • Sacred games. Gary Corby. Mystery COR
  • See how they run. James Patterson. Fic PAT
  • The skating rink. Roberto Bolaño. Fic BOL
  • Swift edge. Laura DiSilverio. Mystery DIS

DVDS & VIDEOS

  • Chariots of fire. DVD Drama C
  • Cool runnings. DVD Comedy C
  • The cutting edge. DVD Drama C
  • Dare to dream: the story of the U.S. women’s soccer team. DVD 796.334
  • Do you believe in miracles? the story of the 1980 U.S. hockey team. DVD 796.962
  • The Eric Liddell story. DVD Children T
  • For the glory. DVD Drama F
  • High velocity skiing and biathlon stylized movie & Fundamentals of cross-country skiing technique instructional video. DVD 796.932
  • The Jesse Owens story. DVD Drama J
  • Miracle. DVD Drama M
  • The other dream team. DVD 796.323
  • Rising from ashes. DVD 796.62
  • Snowed under: the Bobblesberg Winter Games. DVD Children B
  • Torino 2006 Olympic winter games figure skating. DVD 796.98
  • Wilma. DVD Drama W
  • X-treme sports & other action adventures. DVD Children X

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Ancient Greece and the Olympics: a nonfiction companion to Hour of the Olympics. Mary Pope Osborne. E 796.48 OSB
  • Ancient Olympics. Jackie Gaff. J 796.48 GAF
  • Artemis the loyal. Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams. J HOL
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias: the making of a champion. Russell Freedman. JB Zaharias
  • Babymouse: skater girl. Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm. J 741.5 HOL
  • Balance beam and floor exercises. Joanne Mattern. J 796.44 MAT
  • Ball sports. Robert Sandelson. J 796.3 SAN
  • Baseball. Bill Plunkett. J 796.357 PLU
  • Basketball. John Dimeglio. J 796.323 DIM
  • Bobbie Rosenfeld: the Olympian who could do everything. Anne Dublin. JB Rosenfeld
  • Boitano’s edge: inside the real world of figure skating. Brian Boitano. JB Boitano
  • Combat sports. Robert Sandelson. J 796.8 SAN
  • David Robinson. Steve Hubbard. JB Robinson
  • Elympics.  X.J. Kennedy. Pic KEN
  • Fire on ice: autobiography of a champion figure skater. Sasha Cohen. JB Cohen
  • The first Olympic games: a gruesome Greek myth with a happy ending. Jean Richards. J 292 RIC
  • Greg Louganis: diving for gold. Joyce Milton. JB Louganis
  • Gymnastics. David Smale. J 796.44 SMA
  • Hour of the Olympics. Mary Pope Osborne. J OSB, Sp. Lang. J OSB, J AUDIO CD OSB, J AUDIO Cassette OSB
  • Ice sports. Robert Sandelson. J 796.9 SAN
  • Ice time: the story of hockey. Michael McKinley. J 796.962 MACK
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Neil Cohen. JB Joyner-Kersee
  • Jennifer Capriati: rising star. Patricia Lakin. JB Capriati
  • Jesse Owens: fastest man alive. Carole Boston Weatherford. JB Owens
  • Jim Thorpe: 20th-century jock. Robert Lipsyte. JB Thorpe
  • Kristi Yamaguchi. Richard Rambeck. JB Yamaguchi
  • Marion Jones: sprinting sensation. Mark Stewart. JB Jones
  • Mia Hamm. David & Patricia Armentrout. EB Hamm
  • Michael Johnson. Richard Rambeck. JB Johnson
  • Michael Phelps: anything is possible! Meish Goldish. JB Phelps
  • Michelle Kwan. Richard Rambeck. JB Kwan
  • Modern Olympics. Haydn Middleton. J 796.48 MID
  • The Mud Flat Olympics. James Stevenson. E STE
  • Muhammad Ali, the man who could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. Ntozake Shange. EB Ali
  • Nancy Kerrigan: heart of a champion. Mikki Morrissette. JB Kerrigan
  • 1996 U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team. Richard Rambeck. J 796.44 RAM
  • Oksana Baiul. Richard Rambeck. J 796.91 RAM
  • Olympic dreams. Lauraine Snelling. J SNE
  • Oscar de la Hoya: boxing’s boy wonder. Robert Taylor. JB De la Hoya
  • Parallel bars and horizontal bar. Joanne Mattern. J 796.44 MAT
  • Paralympics. Mike Artell. J 796.0456 ART
  • A picture book of Jesse Owens. David A. Adler. EB Owens
  • The pommel horse and the rings. Joanne Mattern. J 796.44 MAT
  • Raising the bar. Gabrielle Douglas. JB Douglas
  • Rebecca Lobo. A. Rose McHugh. JB Lobo
  • Skiing. Kate Haycock. J 796.93 HAY
  • Soccer. David Smale. J 796.334 SMA
  • Swimming and diving. David Smale. J 797.2 SMA
  • Tennis. Steve Dimeglio. J 796.342 DIM
  • Toad rage. Morris Gleitzman. J GLE
  • Touch the sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper. Ann Malaspina. JB Coachman
  • Track and field. David Smale. J 796.42 SMA
  • Uneven parallel bars. Joanne Mattern. J 796.44 MAT
  • U.S. Olympians. Zachary Kent. J 973.04 KEN
  • The vault. Joanne Mattern. J 796.44 MAT
  • Volleyball. David Smale. J 796.325 SMA
  • Way to go, Alex! Robin Pulver. J 616.8588 PUL
  • Wilma Rudolph: Olympic runner. Jo Harper. JB Rudolph
  • The Winter Olympics. Nick Hunter. J 796.9 HUN

SPANISH LANGUAGE / EN ESPAÑOL

  • Babar y los juegos olimpicos de Villa Celeste. Laurent de Brunhoff. Sp. Lang. Pic BRU
  • La hora de los Juegos Olimpicos. Mary Pope Osborne. Sp. Lang. J OSB

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