The Summer Olympics kick off in Beijing on August 8th. To celebrate, check out the following resources. Or come in to the library to play Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games on the Wii!
Visit the Official Website of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games for information on the competition schedule, an overview of the sports categories, and fun goodies like wallpaper and top news stories.
The Official Website of the Olympic Movement provides information on all of the past Olympic Games, including portraits of the athletes, video highlights, and mascots.
Visit the New York Times’ Olympics 2008 portal for all of the latest Olympics news.
DK Eyewitness: Olympics by Chris Oxlade
The Olympic Games : Athens 1896 – Athens 2004 by DK Publishing
History of the Olympics (audiobook) by John Goodbody
Lives of the Athletes: Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull