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The First Olympics of Ancient Greece
The First Olympics of Ancient Greece
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First Facts

The First Olympics of Ancient Greece

In ancient Greece different city-states often fought one another in deadly battles. But every four years the Greeks set aside their differences to honor the gods and compete peacefully in the Olympic Games. Learn all about the athletes, competitions, and religious ceremonies of the ancient Olympics.

 
Dewey796.48
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 1-2
Interest LevelGrades 1-3
GRLO
Lexile Level770L
ATOS Level4.6
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #166904
Early Intervention Level25
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-4966-5968-2
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFirst Facts
Copyright2015
  
Page Dimensions0" x 0"
Page Count32
LanguagesEnglish
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School Library Journal, "Make a Splash: Wellness, Fitness, and Sports" - Diane P. Tuccillo

"Youngsters will find a basic introduction to the history of the Olympic Games in this overview describing the original events, the reasons they were held, and the ceremonies that honored the victors, making a connection to today’s international competition. Sidebars highlighting facts and pertinent vocabulary, appealing illustrations, and photos complement the text." - School Library Journal, "Make a Splash: Wellness, Fitness, and Sports"

March 1, 2016

School Library Journal - Mary Mueller, Rolla Public Schools, MO

"These attractive additions to Capstone’s ongoing “First Facts” books offer introductory facts about life in ancient Greece." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2014

School Library Journal, "Make a Splash: Wellness, Fitness, and Sports" - Diane P. Tuccillo

"Youngsters will find a basic introduction to the history of the Olympic Games in this overview describing the original events, the reasons they were held, and the ceremonies that honored the victors, making a connection to today’s international competition. Sidebars highlighting facts and pertinent vocabulary, appealing illustrations, and photos complement the text." - School Library Journal, "Make a Splash: Wellness, Fitness, and Sports"

March 1, 2016

 

School Library Journal - Mary Mueller, Rolla Public Schools, MO

"These attractive additions to Capstone’s ongoing “First Facts” books offer introductory facts about life in ancient Greece." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2014

Lisa M. Bolt Simons

Lisa M. Bolt Simons

Lisa M. Bolt Simons has published more than 60 nonfiction children’s books, as well as four middle grade “choose your path” novels and an adult history book. She’s twice received an Honorable Mention for the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers in Children’s Literature. She’s also received two Minnesota State Arts Board grants and other accolades for her writing. Lisa is a proud mom to her science- and math-minded twin daughter and son. Originally from Colorado, Lisa lives in Minnesota with her husband, who also loves to read.

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