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Lives of the athletes : thrills, spills (and what the neighbors thought)

Author: Kathleen Krull; Kathryn Hewitt
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2013?] ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is your favorite athlete's biggest fear? Strangest habit? Craziest quirk? And what did their neighbors have to say about them? Find out all you ever wanted to know about your favorite sports stars in Lives of the Athletes. Biographical information has never been this much fun to read!
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Krull; Kathryn Hewitt
ISBN: 0544247604 9780544247604 9781480641785 1480641782
OCLC Number: 844728052
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: "Thanks, King" Jim Thorpe --
Up to his neck in flowers, Duke Kahanamoku --
The power of pickled eels, Babe Ruth --
The ghost who galloped, Red Grange --
Looking good without clothes, Johnny Weissmuller --
"What for?" Gertrude Ederle --
Getting goosebumps, Babe Didrikson Zaharias --
Money mad? Sonja Henie --
A glass of water on his head, Jesse Owens --
Star of everything, Jackie Robinson --
"I must climb something!" Sir Edmund Hillary --
Eyes lit up like a pinball machine, Maurice Richard --
Poodles and rhinestones, Maureen Connolly --
"Arriba! Arriba!" Roberto Clemente --
A tigerbelle in the fresh air, Wilma Rudolph --
Emerging from his shell, Arthur Ashe --
The old gray socks, Pete Maravich --
Dragons, dragons, dragons, Bruce Lee --
Coffee, boxer shorts, and pajamas, Pele --
How to benefit from being tall, Flo Hyman.
Responsibility: written by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt.

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What is your favorite athlete's biggest fear? Strangest habit? Craziest quirk? And what did their neighbors have to say about them? Find out all you ever wanted to know about your favorite sports stars in Lives of the Athletes. Biographical information has never been this much fun to read!

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