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
About the Author
Nick Hunter has written more than 30 books for young people. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Nick enjoys all aspects of pop culture, particularly music from the 1950s to the present day. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in educational publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.