Has your family caught Winter Games Fever yet? It’s time to load up at the library with books about the Olympics!
Just in case you feel the Winter Games Fever symptoms coming on (excitement, anticipation and an urge to luge), we have a few related books to share with you today.
Load a basket with these and read them while you’re watching skiers jump and skaters spin.
We’re sure we’ve missed other titles that should be on this list. Tell us your own favorites in the comments!
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**Description from Amazon: From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, there have been some incredible and amazing events and milestones in the world of Olympic sports. Now in G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet, writer Brad Herzog showcases those athletes and events that n...More info →
**Description from Amazon: Four-time World Champion and professional figure skater Kurt Browning replaces his boots and blades with pen and paper in A is for Axel: An Ice Skating Alphabet. From holding an edge to laces and hooks, Kurt glides and dances through the alphabet explaining the history, techniques, and memorable mom...More info →
**Description from Amazon: In the mold of our very popular series of state alphabet books, we offer "Z is for Zamboni" to hockey fans young and old across North America. Matt Napier's "breakaway" rhymes and "hard-checking" expository text team up with the "top-shelf" illustrations of Melanie Rose to elucidate this increasingl...More info →
**Description from Amazon: Two fearless Olympians sled to victory in this delightful new picture book Max and Marla are best friends. And aspiring Olympians! With their eyes on the prize, they know exactly what it’ll take to reach sledding success: preparation, practice and perseverance. So when rusty blades, strong winds a...More info →
**Description from Amazon: What would you do if you caught your best friend cheating at the Olympics?The Winter Olympic games are just around the corner, and Snowman Paul will be there, looking for gold. How far will he go in pursuit of his Olympic dream? This Olympic themed book teaches children the valuable lessons of fair ...More info →
**Description from Amazon: "A-huff-and-a-puff-and-a-huff-and-a-puff-and-a-huff-and-a-puff" "WHAT'S HAPPENING?" Tacky the penguin wants to know. The Winter Games, that's what's happening. And Tacky and his fellow penguins Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect have to work hard to get in shape so they can represent Team Ni...More info →
**Description from Amazon: Get ready for the 2018 Winter Olympics with this full-color book for young readers (ages 8-12) that introduces all 15 sport disciplines for the Winter Olympics as well as some of the top Team USA athletes. The book includes a history of the Winter Olympics with some amazing fun facts and trivia, as ...More info →
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