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Jesse Owens : Olympic star

Author: Pat McKissackFredrick McKissackMichael David BiegelEdward OstendorfRussell L AdamsAll authors
Publisher: Hillside, N.J. ; Aldershot, U.K. : Enslow Publishers, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend, and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Photographs
Biographies
Authors' presentation inscription (Provenance)
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jesse Owens; Jesse Owens; Jesse Owens
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pat McKissack; Fredrick McKissack; Michael David Biegel; Edward Ostendorf; Russell L Adams; Enslow Publishers.
ISBN: 0894903128 9780894903120
OCLC Number: 25281901
Notes: Includes index and words to know.
"Series consultant: Dr. Russell L. Adams, Chairman, Department of Afro-American Studies, Howard University."
"Cover Illustration Credit: Ned O."--Title page verso.
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy inscribed by the authors.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 22 cm.
Contents: From J.C. to Jesse --
The buckeye bullet --
The Berlin Olympics --
A good sport --
Reach for greatness --
Words to know --
Index.
Responsibility: Patricia and Fredrick McKissack ; illustrated by Michael David Biegel.

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Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend, and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.

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