The Resource Jim Thorpe : original All-American, Joseph Bruchac

Jim Thorpe : original All-American, Joseph Bruchac

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Jim Thorpe : original All-American
Title
Jim Thorpe
Title remainder
original All-American
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Joseph Bruchac
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Jim Thorpe was one of the greatest athletes who ever lived. He played professional football and Major League baseball, and won Olympic gold medals in track and field. But his life wasn't easy. Born on a reservation, he endured family tragedy and was sent to various Native American boarding schools. Jim ran away from school many times, until he found his calling under the now-legendary coach Pop Warner. This is a book for history buffs as well as sports fans-an illuminating and lively read about a truly great American by award-winning author Joseph Bruchac
  • Narrates the life story of Native American Jim Thorpe chronicling his childhood, education, and his athletic career. Covers his days in various Indian boarding schools to the Carlisle School in Pennsylvania where coach Pop Warner recognized Jim's athletic abilities
Biography type
individual biography
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Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Jim Thorpe : original All-American, Joseph Bruchac
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Jim Thorpe : original All-American, Joseph Bruchac
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-276)
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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{'Galway Public Library': 'http://pac.sals.edu/polaris/view.aspx?cn=1051775'}
Extent
276 p.
Isbn
9780803731189
Other physical details
ill.

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