skip to content
Queen of the track : Alice Coachman, Olympic high-jump champion Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Queen of the track : Alice Coachman, Olympic high-jump champion

Author: Heather Lang; Floyd Cooper
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Tells the story of Alice Coachman, an athlete from rural Georgia who made history in 1948 as the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Alice Coachman; Alice Coachman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Lang; Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9781590788509 1590788508
OCLC Number: 756597289
Target Audience: Ages 5 and up.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: Heather Lang ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.

Abstract:

This inspiring story follows Alice Coachman from rural Georgia, where she overcame adversity both as a woman and as a black athlete, to the 1948 Olympics where, after enduring two canceled Olympic  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Lang brings her subject's early years to life through small details. . . . Cooper's pastels keep to a brown, grainy palette, recalling the Georgia dirt on which the track star ran as a child." Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/756597289> # Queen of the track : Alice Coachman, Olympic high-jump champion
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "756597289" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Place/honesdale_pa> ; # Honesdale, Pa.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/pau> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Meeting/olympic_games_14th_1948_london_england> ; # Olympic Games (14th : 1948 : London, England)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/984818> ; # Jumping
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1408249> ; # Olympic Games.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Person/coachman_alice> ; # Alice Coachman
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799476> ; # African American women athletes
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2011002655> ; # African American women track and field athletes
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/30912768> ; # Alice Coachman
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Topic/jumping_united_states> ; # Jumping--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1775606> ; # African American women track and field athletes
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/796.42092/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001926> ; # African American women athletes
   schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/756597289#Audience> ;
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contentRating "Ages 5 and up." ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/802164> ; # Floyd Cooper
   schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Person/lang_heather_1966> ; # Heather Lang
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description "Tells the story of Alice Coachman, an athlete from rural Georgia who made history in 1948 as the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2289590618> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Queen of the track : Alice Coachman, Olympic high-jump champion"@en ;
   schema:productID "756597289" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/756597289#PublicationEvent/honesdale_pa_boyds_mills_press_c2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Agent/boyds_mills_press> ; # Boyds Mills Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590788509> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/756597289> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Agent/boyds_mills_press> # Boyds Mills Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Boyds Mills Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Meeting/olympic_games_14th_1948_london_england> # Olympic Games (14th : 1948 : London, England)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:location <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Place/london_england> ; # London, England)
   schema:name "Olympic Games (14th : 1948 : London, England)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Person/coachman_alice> # Alice Coachman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Coachman" ;
   schema:givenName "Alice" ;
   schema:name "Alice Coachman" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Person/lang_heather_1966> # Heather Lang
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1966" ;
   schema:familyName "Lang" ;
   schema:givenName "Heather" ;
   schema:name "Heather Lang" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2289590618#Place/london_england> # London, England)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London, England)" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2011002655> # African American women track and field athletes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American women track and field athletes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001926> # African American women athletes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American women athletes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1408249> # Olympic Games.
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Olympic Games." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1775606> # African American women track and field athletes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American women track and field athletes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799476> # African American women athletes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American women athletes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/984818> # Jumping
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Jumping"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/30912768> # Alice Coachman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Coachman" ;
   schema:givenName "Alice" ;
   schema:name "Alice Coachman" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/802164> # Floyd Cooper
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Cooper" ;
   schema:givenName "Floyd" ;
   schema:name "Floyd Cooper" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781590788509>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:description "reinforced trade ed." ;
   schema:isbn "1590788508" ;
   schema:isbn "9781590788509" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.