2008 Summer Olympics
The XXIX Olympiad kicks off on August 8, when the Olympic torch completes its journey to light the Olympic flame at the opening ceremony for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Bejing, China . Over the next two weeks, teams from 203 countries will compete for the gold medal in 302 events in 28 sports. Set the stage for your Olympic viewing by catching up on the history of the Games with a book from the library.
Check out these websites and books to learn more: