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Snowman Paul Returns to the Winter Olympics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 400. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Winter Sports, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
Everything is about to change when Snowman Paul is invited to serve as a referee at the Winter Games! But, will this golden opportunity to bask in Olympic glory spoil Snowman Paul's friendship with Dan and all the other kids?
Jade's Match, The Jewel Series Book 7
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018 by Olivia Kimbrell Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Cora and Davis live their romance very publicly through social media, but hate and racism threaten to destroy the relationship. Can the Olympians overcome the obstacles, or will they have to concede the match?
The Bronze Boys of 1932
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
This is the story of the 1932 US Men's Olympic Field Hockey team as they play for a gold medal for the first time in their history. The Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles, California, USA. The defending Olympic champions were the team from India, and when the US plays them one of them sets a record that wasn't broken until 2003.
The First Olympic Golf Match
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golf is at last being re-introduced into the Olympic programme, and with information taken from the JWB Historical Library, compiled over four decades, this publication commemorates and reviews the first ever Olympic golf match played at Paris in 1900. The tributes to the players who took part will surprise you.
Sport in America — Builder of Character or “Characters”?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,640. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
This book looks specifically at the practice in the United States of permitting the type of sport competition in which fair play, honesty, and sportsmanship actually decline in the course of a university experience. The author also explores the belief of most that winning is the only thing that matters rules supreme, as well as the lack of intramural athletics in the schools, etc.
Murder At The Panionic Games
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: Free! Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in the Greek city-state of Priene in 650 B.C., this fascinating murder mystery opens with Bias, the protagonist, being stalked by a murderer at the sacred grounds of the Panionion, the religious and political center of the Ionic League. As Bias crouches at the back of a cave, he recalls the events of the previous weeks which led him to his predicament.
Yesterday's Train - An Olympic Record
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Helena has a secret that she shares with her grandparents. Every Tuesday during the school holidays she spends the day with them. When the date of that Tuesday contains a seven, she knows she's in in for a magical time. This is the first in a series of Helena Eaves adventures that will both entrance and educate younger readers.
The Last Olympiad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When Gavinder, a disaffected British born Moslem helped install an explosive device in the concrete undercroft of London’s new Olympic Stadium he thought it was set to destroy the structure and cause the cancellation of the games. But other forces are at work and the consequences are far more than his conscience can reconcile. Events unfold that, if known, could make London 2012,The Last Olympiad.
Pioneers Of Sport
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Extensively-researched biographical tributes to a selection of great pioneers of sport.
Running for Cover
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Isla Petrie just wants to avoid the Olympics, and she'll go anywhere - even sleepy Haddleford - but unexpected adventure awaits her in this Derbyshire village.