Cover image for Inside the Olympics
Title:
Inside the Olympics
Author:
Kortemeier, Todd, 1986-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Mankato, MN : The Child's World, [2016]

©2016
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the athletes, officials, and fans involved in putting on the sports event that brings together hundreds of countries around the world. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a glossary, sources for further research, an introduction to the author, and a listing of source notes" (The Child's World).
Language:
English
Contents:
The creator's perspective: Pierre de Coubertin -- A torchbearer's perspective: Australia's Cathy Freeman -- The fans' perspective: London Olympics fans -- A coach's perspective: the U.S.A.'s Herb Brooks -- The athlete's perspective: The U.S.A.'s Michael Phelps.
Reading Level:
610 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 0.5 179289.
ISBN:
9781634074377
Format :
Book