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Booklist: 2024 Olympics

Booklist: 2024 Olympics

Are you ready for the 2024 Summer Olympics? They are taking place in Paris, France from Friday, July 26 to Sunday August 11. Some of the sports that will be at the Olympics include Artistic Gymnastics, Diving, Marathon Swimming and a Triathlon. 

A little Olympics History

The ancient Olympic Games were originally in honor of Zeus, the father of the Greek gods and goddesses. The ancient Olympic Games happened in Olympia, Greece, from 776 BC through 393 AD.

Then 1,500 years later, the Olympics returned! The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. Currently, there are Summer and Winter Olympics.


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Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne

Dream big: Michael Jordan and the pursuit of Olympic gold by Deloris Jordan

Geronimo and the gold medal mystery by Geronimo Stilton


The Olympics encyclopedia for kids by Chros McDougall

Call Number: J 796.48 McDougall

What are the Summer Olympics? by Gail Herman

(Available through Evergreen Indiana)

How to train with a T.Rex and win 8 gold medals by Michael Phelps

Call Number: J 921 Phelps

Who is Simone Biles? by Stefanie Loh

Call Number: J 921 Biles

Who is Megan Rapinoe? by Stefanie Loh

Call Number: J 921 Rapinoe

Little kids first big book of sports by James Buckley Jr. 

Call Number: J 796 Buckley


Written by Beth G., Youth Services Library Assistant

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