The Winter Olympics is a major international multi-sport event that will take place in Pyeongchang County, South Korea from February 9th – 25th. Visit our first floor display featuring some titles about the Olympics and athletes that have competed in the events.
More books about the Olympics and Olympic athletes can be found in our non-fiction section under the 796’s.
For more details about the events and when they will be televised, please visit https://www.olympic.org/pyeongchang-2018.
Girl Runner – Carrie Snyder
As a young runner, Aganetha Smart defied everyone’s expectations to win a gold medal for Canada in the 1928 Olympics. It was a revolutionary victory, because this was the first Games in which women could compete in track events, and they did so despite opposition.
Speed Kings – Andy Bull
A story of risk, adventure, and daring as four American bobsledders race for the gold in the most dangerous competition in Olympic history.
The Encyclopedia of the Winter Olympics – John Wukovits
Discusses the origins and history of the winter Olympics, describes the development and rules of each sport, profiles stars from earlier games, and offers statistics and lists of winners.
The Games – David Goldblatt
The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games.
Zero Regrets – Apollo Ohno
Ohno shares the inspiring personal story behind his remarkable success, as well as the hard won truths and strategies he has discovered in good times and bad.