Library Finds! (JW Edition – Get Ready for the Olympics!)

Like the rest of the world, Julia’s getting excited for the upcoming Olympics. What’s not to love!? Swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, gymnastics, soccer, sand volleyball… Here are a few titles to help get you in an “Olympic” frame of mind by providing a little history on “The Games”:

Athens to Athens: The Official History of the Olympic Games and the IOC, 1894-2004
by David Miller
GV 721.5 .M54 2003

Olympic Turnaround
by Michael Payne
GV 721.5 .P34 2006

America’s First Olympics: The St. Louis Games of 1904
by George R. Matthews
GV 722 1904 .M38 2005

Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936
by David Clay Large
GV 722 1936 .L37 2007

China’s Great Leap: The Beijing Games and Olympian Human Rights Challenges
edited by Minky Worden
GV 722 2008 .C45 2008

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