Olympic Library helps intermediate readers explore all kinds of information about the Olympic Games -- the contests in Ancient Greece, their revival in the last century, and the events as they are held today. Each book is written by an expert and is packed with explanations, illustrations, action photos, and interesting facts about exciting Olympic sports and their greatest athletes.
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