Jesse Owens
—Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2020
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The youngest of ten children, Jesse grew up working in the cotton fields of Alabama. Discovered by his high school track and field coach, Jesse quickly rose to fame as an athlete. He went on to challenge racism on the world stage at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and made new world records.

Item Details
Series:
Little people, big dreams.
Subjects:
African American athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Olympic athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Olympics -- Juvenile literature.
Sports -- Juvenile literature.
Other Authors:
Jansen, Anna Katharina, illustrator.
ISBN:
9780711245839
0711245835
Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, photographs ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes facts and photos section with timeline of Jesse Owens' life.
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