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Jim & Me (Baseball Card Adventures)by Dan Gutman
Synopses & Reviews
He was the world's greatest athlete, and a hero—until his medals were taken away.
Stosh is shocked when his enemy, Bobby Fuller, begs him for a favor. He wants Stosh to take him back in time to meet Native American Jim Thorpe—an Olympic champion who lost his medals in a scandal. Thorpe went on to play professional baseball and football, but he could never again achieve such fame. His name was disgraced.
Join Stosh and Fuller on a quest to save Jim's reputation. You'll meet Christy Mathewson, John McGraw, and the rest of the New York Giants in this eighth exciting, action-packed baseball card adventure!
Jim Thorpe played professional baseball and football, and he won two track-and-field events in the 1912 Olympics. However, after a scandal regarding his eligibility, he was stripped of his medals. Now Stosh and Bobby Fuller head back to the past in a rip-roaring trip to save Thorpe's reputation.
About the Author
Dan Gutman is the author of many fantastic books for young readers. Besides baseball, he has written about soccer, basketball, bowling, and aliens. Thanks to his many fans who voted in their classrooms, he has received fifteen state book awards and thirty-seven state book-award nominations. Dan lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey, with his wife, Nina, and their two children, Sam and Emma.
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