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Jim Thorpe : original All-American

Author: Joseph Bruchac
Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books/Walden Media, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
A biography of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, focusing on his early athletic career.

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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jim Thorpe; Jim Thorpe; Jim Thorpe
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Bruchac
ISBN: 0803731183 9780803731189 9780142412336 0142412333
OCLC Number: 62282081
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 277 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: You can call me Jim --
Running away --
Finest game in the world --
Carlisle's visit --
Back home --
Garden Grove --
Off to Carlisle --
Follow the trolley tracks --
Cadet Thorpe --
Routine --
Outing --
Clearing the bar --
Keep a-goin' --
Ex --
Summer at Carlisle --
Nobody tackles Jim --
World of the football boys --
Indian field --
First touchdown --
Association --
Doing well --
Oklahoma summer --
Warm-up games --
Toughest season --
Reluctant track star --
Summer ball --
Being missed --
Tough seasons --
Friend for life --
So far, so good --
Iva --
Harvard --
All-American --
Better than ever before --
Olympic glory --
All kinds of opportunities --
1912 season --
Everything comes to an end --
Disgrace --
Things come around --
Author's note --
Bibliography --
About the author.
Responsibility: Joseph Bruchac.


A biography of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, focusing on his early athletic career.


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