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From the Olympics to national and minor leaguer teams, here are the stories of some of the many Native athletes who have excelled in the filed of sports. These stories highlight the lives and achievements of 13 outstanding athletes, both men and women, who followed their hearts and through hard work became champions.Naomi Lang (Karuk) - US Olympian and ice dance championRoss Anderson (Cheyenne/Arapaho, Mescalero Apache) - Downhill speed skier and US record holderJordin Tootoo (Inuit) - National Hockey League playerStephanie Murata (Osage) - US National Wrestling championBeau Kemp (Choctaw and Chickasaw) - Professional baseball pitcherAlwyn Morris (Mohawk) - Olympic gold and bronze medalist in kayakingCory Witherill (Navajo) - Professional Indy car racingRichard Dionne (Sioux) - CBA basketball championCheri Becerra-Madsen (Omaha) - Wheelchair racing Olympian, world record holderShelly Hruska (Metis) - Ringette Team CanadaMike Edwards (Cherokee) - Professional bowler and PBA championDelby Powless (Mohawk) - Lacrosse championJim Thorpe (Sauk and Fox) - Olympian and professional football and baseball player

The Native Trailblazer Series shines a spotlight on the contributions of Native Americans and First Nation Canadians who provide inspirational role models for young readers.

High interest text and easy to read format is ideal for teen and adult literacy programs.

Synopsis:

Some of the many native athletes who have excelled in the field of sports include: - Naomi Lang, US Olympian, ice dance champion - Ross Anderson, US record holder, downhill speed skier - Jordin Tootoo, National Hockey League player, Nashville Predators - Stephanie Murata, US National Wrestling champion - Beau Kemp, Minnesota Twins, Rochester Red Wings - Alwyn Morris, Olympic gold and bronze medalist in kayaking - Cory Witherill, professional Indy car racing These stories for young readers highlight the lives and achievements of these courageous and talented athletes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780977918300
Author:
Schilling, Vincent
Publisher:
7th Generation
Illustrator:
Peterson, Gary
Subject:
General
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Sports.
Subject:
Indian athletes
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Series:
Native Trailblazers
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
125
Dimensions:
8.99x6.11x.33 in. .46 lbs.
Age Level:
09-16

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Product details 125 pages Seventh Generation - English 9780977918300 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Some of the many native athletes who have excelled in the field of sports include: - Naomi Lang, US Olympian, ice dance champion - Ross Anderson, US record holder, downhill speed skier - Jordin Tootoo, National Hockey League player, Nashville Predators - Stephanie Murata, US National Wrestling champion - Beau Kemp, Minnesota Twins, Rochester Red Wings - Alwyn Morris, Olympic gold and bronze medalist in kayaking - Cory Witherill, professional Indy car racing These stories for young readers highlight the lives and achievements of these courageous and talented athletes.
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