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Jim Thorpe: An Athlete for the Ages (Sterling Biographies)

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Simply the best: those words perfectly describe the multitalented Native American athlete Jim Thorpe. Not only did he excel at baseball and football, but he also won gold medals in the pentathlon and the decathlon—the only person in Olympic history to do so. This fascinating biography discusses:

Thorpes many family tragedies—including the childhood death of his twin brother

Why he was temporarily stripped of his gold medals (which were restored posthumously)

How he helped establish the sport of major league football

His selection as Greatest Athlete of the 20th century in an Internet poll conducted by ABCs Wide World of Sports

 

Kids will enjoy meeting this amazing sports star whose Indian name aptly meant “Bright Path.” 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402771507
Author:
Labrecque, Ellen
Publisher:
Sterling
Subject:
Thorpe, Jim
Subject:
Athletes -- United States.
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
FICTION - FICTION TRD PB
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Sterling Biographies®
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
10-14

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