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Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper

Author: Ann Malaspina; Eric Velasquez
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, from her childhood in segregated Albany, Georgia, in the 1930s, through her recognition at the 1996 Olympics as one of the hundred best athletes in Olympic history. Includes bibliographical references.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Biography
Biographies
Literature
Fiction
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Alice Coachman; Alice Coachman; Alice Coachman; Alice Coachman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Malaspina; Eric Velasquez
ISBN: 9780807580356 080758035X
OCLC Number: 714505142
Awards: Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Picture Book) 2014
Short-listed for Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award (Grades 3-5) 2015
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 600
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Ann Malaspina ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.
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A biography of the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, from her childhood in segregated Albany, Georgia, in the 1930s, through her recognition at the 1996 Olympics as one of the hundred best athletes in Olympic history. Includes bibliographical references.

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