Best Children's Olympics Books
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1. Ninja Life Hacks Growth Mindset 8 Book Box Set (Books 9-16: Perfect, Money, Anxious, Gritty, Dishonest, Shy, Unplugged, Diversity)
Author: by Mary Nhin
The Ninja Life Hacks Growth Mindset Box Set includes books 9-16:Anxious NinjaPerfect NinjaGritty NinjaDishonest NinjaShy NinjaUnplugged NinjaDishonest NinjaMoney NinjaLife is hard! And it’s even harder for children who are just trying to figure things out. The new social emotional learning children’s book series, Ninja Life Hacks, was developed to help children learn valuable life skills.
Fun, pint-size characters in comedic books easy enough for young readers, yet witty enough for adults. The Ninja Life Hacks book series is geared to kids 3-11+. Perfect for boys, girls, early readers, primary school students, or toddlers. Excellent resource for educators, parents, and teachers alike.
Collect all the Ninja Life Hacks Book Sets. Ninja Life Hacks Emotions and Feelings Box Set Ninja Life Hacks Growth Mindset Book SetNinja Life Hacks Leadership Book SetNinja Life Hacks Mover and Shaker Book SetMakes a perfect gift! (No books in our sets overlap.
2. What Are the Summer Olympics? (What Was?)
Author: by Gail Herman
Back in 775 BC, athletes from all over Ancient Greece came together to compete in various games. The contests were held every four years and winning athletes brought honor and respect to their homelands. The tradition of the Olympic Games faded over time until 1896, when they were brought back to life.
The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, with over two hundred athletes from fourteen countries. Today, nearly three thousand years after the first Games, the Summer Olympics attract one hundred thousand top athletes from over two hundred countries.
Billions of fans around the world cheer on their national teams to bring back the gold.
3. The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics
Author: by Daniel James Brown
The #1 New York Times bestseller freshly adapted for the next generation, now with brand new content including an author Q&A and never-before-seen photographsInspiration for the PBS American Experience Documentary ‘The Boys of ’36’ For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant.
With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew was never expected to defeat the elite East Coast teams, yet they did, going on to shock the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler.
At the center of the tale is Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, whose personal quest captures the spirit of his generationthe generation that would prove in the coming years that the Nazis could not prevail over American determination and optimism.
4. All About the Olympic Games (Around the World by Magic Spells for Teachers)
Author: by Marisa Boan
All About the Olympic Games is a great new book to get kids excited about the Olympic Games while learning about the customs and traditions of the Games! Learn about the history of the Olympic Games in this full-color book bursting with information to get kids ready to enjoy the Games.
Historic photos and illustrations accompany brief, easy-to-read, engaging text.Perfect for kids! All About the Olympic Games includes information about:The First Olympic Games in GreeceThe start of the International Olympic Committee and the Modern Olympic GamesOpening and Closing Ceremony traditionsOlympic Flame and the torchbearer relayThe true meaning of the Olympic FlagThe Olympic CreedLists of all Summer and Winter Games sportsBring the excitement of the Olympics home with the BONUS PAGES At Home Measurement Olympic Games.
Kids can participate in a series of events at home while reinforcing their math skills. Kids get 6 event cards using simple household items to try events like Long Jump, Javelin Throw, and Shotput. Easy fun at home while practicing estimation and measurement.
5. Scholastic Year in Sports 2021
Author: by James Buckley Jr.
The ultimate book for young sports fans is back with the past year’s top sports stories, including the biggest wins from the thrilling Tokyo Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Look back on another year in sports with Scholastic, featuring exciting and all-new coverage for 2021.
Dive into the action of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics and relive the most glorious moments of every sports season with colorful photographs, brand-new graphics and stats, and special features on returning and rising stars. Get up close and personal with the top athletes in baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and more in this perfect book for sports fanatics and newbies alike.
6. My Strong Mind: A Story About Developing Mental Strength (Positive Mindset)
Author: by Niels van Hove
From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athletes who overcame and inspired-just in time for the Olympics! Throughout history, women have been told that they couldn’t achieve their dreams, no matter how hard they tried.
Women athletes have faced their own unique set of challenges, across countless sports and levels of play. In this third She Persisted book, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to women who have excelled in their sports because of their persistence. She Persisted in Sports is a book for everyone who has ever aimed for a goal and been told it wasn’t theirs to hit, for everyone who has ever raced for a finish line that seemed all too far away, and for everyone who has ever felt small or unimportant while out on the field.
Alexandra Boiger’s vibrant artwork accompanies this inspiring text that shows readers of all ages that, no matter what obstacles come their way, they have the power to persist and succeed. This book features: Margaret Ives Abbott, Gertrude Ederle, Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias, Wilma Rudolph, Jean Driscoll, Mia Hamm (and the 1996 Olympic soccer team), Kristi Yamaguchi, Venus and Serena Williams, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings, Diana Taurasi, Simone Biles, Ibtihaj Muhammad and Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux.
8. Ancient Greece and the Olympics: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)
Author: by Mary Pope Osborne
The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #16: Hour of the Olympics, they had lots of questions.
What did the ancient Greeks wear? What did they do for fun? Where were the very first Olympics held? How are our modern Olympics similar to the ancient Olympics? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.
Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures.
And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs. Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.Com!
9. Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive
Author: by Laura Hillenbrand
In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian’s courage, cunning, and fortitude following his plane crash in enemy territory. This adaptation of Unbroken introduces a new generation to one of history’s most thrilling survival epics.
On a May afternoon in 1943, an American military plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane’s bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard.
So began one of the most extraordinary sagas of the Second World War. The lieutenant’s name was Louis Zamperini. As a boy, he had been a clever delinquent, breaking into houses, brawling, and stealing. As a teenager, he had channeled his defiance into running, discovering a supreme talent that carried him to the Berlin Olympics.
10. My Camp Journal: A Fun Journal for Girls to remember every moment of their incredible adventures at Camp! Cute Llama Cover
Author: by Dadamilla Design
NEW INTERIOR * This Camp Journal is the perfect companion for any kid going to Camp. It has a lot of fun pages to be filled while away from home. There are Daily and Weekly journal pages as well as ample space for Activity Scheduling, Autographs, Drawings, and Bunkmate Addresses.
It will help the kids remember their time and experiences at camp for years to come. While packing for Camp don’t forget the most important thing! Without technology this Journal will be the only way for Kids to record their daily experiences and keep track of their activities.
Available in a variety of covers. Click on author’s name link to check them out!
11. 2021 Summer Olympics: Kids Guide & Activity Book With Activities for Kindergarteners through 5th Graders: For the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games
Author: by Kathy McClure
This complete Summer Olympics Kids Guide and Activity Book is designed to help your elementary student journey through the games. Each page has instructions for younger kids and older kids as it willteach them unique facts and history about the Summer Olympic Gamesgive them opportunities to learn through activity pages, puzzles and creative expressionprovide a place for them to record observations and winning medals with Olympian Bio Pages and log sheetsprovide charts to keep track of medals earned by each countryget them laughing with wacky MadLibsincrease their math skills with challenging age-appropriate activitiesraise geography awareness as they color maps and world flagsStudents will practice math, spelling, geography, history, art and reading as they learn about opening and closing ceremonies, the tradition of the torch relay, the history of the Olympic mascot and as they even design their own Olympic medal.
A summer sports schedule is conveniently on the back cover and will help children to never miss an event! When the games are over the book will make a memorable keepsake for them to look back on and remember the Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics!
12. Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman
Author: by Kathleen Krull
This award-winning true story of Black Olympic runner Wilma Rudolph, who overcame childhood polio and eventually went on to win three gold medals, is illustrated by Caldecott medalwinning artist David Diaz. Before Wilma Rudolph was five years old, polio had paralyzed her left leg.
Everyone said she would never walk again. But Wilma refused to believe it. Not only would she walk again, she vowed, she’d run. And she did runall the way to the Olympics, where she became the first American woman to earn three gold medals in a single Olympiad.
This dramatic and inspiring true story is illustrated in bold watercolor and acrylic paintings.
13. Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still
Author: by Karlin Gray
Nadia Comaneci was a feisty and fearless little girl who went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games, where she received an unprecedented seven perfect scores in gymnastics. But as readers will see in this first-ever illustrated picture book about Nadia’s journey to Olympic gold, the road from small-town girl to world-class athlete was full of many imperfect moments.
Expert illustrations that capture the energy and fluidity of Nadia’s exuberant gymnastic routines and referential back matter round out this inspirational story of determination and overcoming adversity.A perfect 10.
14. Kids Guide to the Tokyo Olympics
Author: by Robert S Bedeaux
SportsEngine & NBC Sports have created the most complete guide for kids and families to use while watching the Tokyo Olympic Games. Brush up on the history of the Games, get a basic understanding of each sport, solve puzzles, play games, and become a Kid’s Expert!
All 41 summer sports are represented in over 100 pages of material to last from the Opening Ceremony to the Closing Ceremony.
15. A Kid's Guide to the 2020 Summer Games
Author: by Jack L Roberts
Get ready (finally!For the 2020 Summer Olympics (now starting July 23, 2021) with this full-color book for young readers (ages 8-13) that introduces all 33 sports for the summer games as well as fun facts and trivia about the history of the summer Olympics, and a look at 10 Athletes to Watch from around the world.
Easy-to-read text and dramatic, full-color photographs make this the perfect book for every kid who loves the Olympics (and their parents, too!