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Jim Thorpe : an athlete for the ages

Author: Ellen Labrecque
Publisher: New York : Sterling, ©2010.
Series: Sterling biographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jim Thorpe; Jim Thorpe; Jim Thorpe; Jim Thorpe
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Labrecque
ISBN: 9781402771507 1402771509 9781402763656 1402763654
OCLC Number: 421946859
Target Audience: 010-up
Description: 124 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction : simply the best --
Young Jim --
Welcome to Carlisle --
The natural --
Becoming a star --
All-America --
Olympic glory --
A hero's welcome --
Scandal --
Life as a pro --
The beginning and the end --
Life after sports --
Honor restored.
Series Title: Sterling biographies.
Responsibility: Ellen Labrecque.

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Simply the best: those words perfectly describe the multitalented Native American athlete Jim Thorpe. This biography discusses: thorpe's many family tragedies - including the childhood death of his  Read more...
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