Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Olympic games!

Are you ready for this year's Summer Olympic Games? If you're interested in some information about sports, we've got it here at the Mack Library!

Here's some titles that relate to the Olympics:
  • Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics
  • The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games
  • Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement (reference collection)
  • The Olympics, A History of the Modern Games
  • Whitaker's Olympic Almanack (reference collection)
Here's just a sampling of some of the items we have in our collection related to sports:
  • Sports in America: Recreation, Business, Education and Controversy
  • The Real All-Americans: The Team that Changed a Game, A People, A Nation
  • Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season
  • The Big Bam: The Life and Times of Babe Ruth
  • Shattering the Glass: The Remarkable History of Women's Basketball
(Logo courtesy of Official Olympic website at http://www.olympic.org)

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