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The Winter Olympics
This title covers these subjects: Olympic games., Olympic games -- History., Winter sports.
The Winter Olympics
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The Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are a thrilling festival of sports, bringing together skiers, skaters, and sliders from around the world. Held every four years, they turn snow and ice into an amazing sports arena. But how did they get their start, and how are they organized? Who have been the star performers, and what can we expect at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia? Read this book to find out all about the Winter Olympics.

Reading LevelGrades 3-5
Interest LevelGrades 3-5
Lexile Level1080L
Text TypeInformational Text
Page Dimensions7 11/16" x 10 3/8"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $31.32 School/Library Price

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Booklist Online - John Peters

"As a prelude to the upcoming 2014 games in Sochi, Russia, this survey presents selective summaries of the previous Winter Olympics’ history, events, symbols, and controversies. . . .Good for readers looking for a quick update or overview." - Booklist Online

October 29, 2013

Reading Today Online - Mary Napoli, Penn State Harrisburg

"This informational text provides readers with brief summaries about the Olympics, including the history, symbols, winter sports, and controversial issues (i.e. performance enhancement drugs)." - Reading Today Online

February 24, 2014

Nick Hunter

Nick Hunter

Nick Hunter has written more than 30 books for young people. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Nick enjoys all aspects of pop culture, particularly music from the 1950s to the present day. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in educational publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.

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