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Chuck Taylor : sneaker sensation

Author: Rebecca Felix
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018]
Series: 1st in fashion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of All Stars, Chuck Taylor. Follow Taylor's story from his early years as a basketball star, to his career as a salesman for Converse, and his development of the Chuck Taylor All Star. Entertaining sidebars, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography. Aligned to Common  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Chuck Taylor; Chuck Taylor; Chuck Taylor
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Felix
ISBN: 9781532110788 1532110782
OCLC Number: 975490264
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Superstar sneakers --
Basketball star --
A growing game --
Converse --
Sales star --
For love of the game --
Travel & tough times --
Adding a patch --
Retirement & rebellion --
Fashion time machine --
Chucks after Taylor --
Timeline --
Glossary.
Series Title: 1st in fashion.
Responsibility: Rebecca Felix.

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"In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the inventor of All Stars, Chuck Taylor. Follow Taylor's story from his early years as a basketball star, to his career as a salesman for Converse, and his development of the Chuck Taylor All Star. Entertaining sidebars, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO."--Publisher's website.

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