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The Olympics

Stephanie True Peters

The Olympics

unforgettable moments of the games

by Stephanie True Peters

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Little Brown & Co in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- Juvenile literature,
  • Olympics -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A short history of the Olympics, highlighting memorable moments from ancient Greece to the present day.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[Text written by Stephanie Peters].
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesLegendary sports events
    ContributionsChristopher, Matt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .P46 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination99 p. :
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18591032M
    ISBN 100316011185
    ISBN 109780316011181
    LC Control Number2008299465


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