High-tech Olmypics (The Olympics)

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This series offers up-to-date and comprehensive information specific to the Olympic games in 2012. It looks at new technologies that are making a huge impact in the world of sport and explores the history, present day, and future of the Olympics, incorporating Paralympic and Winter Olympic information.

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Nick Hunter has written many non-fiction books for children. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies.

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In the Olympic stadium, three athletes stand on the medal podium. They wear medals around their necks, a bronze medal for the athlete who finished third, silver for second, and gold for the Olympic champion. The athletes have proved they are the best in --Simply Science Blog

This set is similar to Moira Butterfields ""The Olympic"" series (Sea-to-Sea, 2011) for the same age range, but the integration of information about the Paralympic Games is laudable. ""High-Tech"" offers something different by covering topics from new equipm --School Library Journal

This up-to-date series, released just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, is a high-interest, informative set which focuses on several specific areas of the Games. All books have lots of fact boxes, and are filled with easy-to-understand facts --Library Media Connection

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