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Jesse Owens : running into history

Author: Elaine Israel
Publisher: New York : Collins, [2008] ©2008
Series: Time for kids biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Presents the life and accomplishments of Jesse Owens, an African American track star who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany, and dashed Hitler's hopes for an Aryan domination of the Games.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jesse Owens; Jesse Owens; Jesse Owens; Jesse Owens
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Israel
ISBN: 9780060576202 0060576200 9780060576219 0060576219
OCLC Number: 156814881
Description: 43 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 The Gold Standard 1 --
Chapter 2 Working the Land 4 --
Chapter 3 On the Right Track 8 --
Chapter 4 Jesse Goes to College 14 --
Chapter 5 Let the Games Begin 18 Chapter 6 Going Home 24 --
Chapter 7 The Traveling Man 30 --
Chapter 8 The Home Stretch 36 --
Interview: Talking About Jesse 42 --
Time Line: Jesse Owens's Key Dates 44.
Series Title: Time for kids biographies.
Other Titles: Time for kids.
Responsibility: by the editors of Time For Kids with Elaine Israel.

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Take a close-up look at Jesse Owens, an African American track star--and one of the greatest athletes of all time. Interviews with experts and lively writing deliver the accurate reporting you expect  Read more...

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