Jim Thorpe (Sports Heroes and Legends Series) Carrie Golus

ISBN: 9780760791684

Published: July 25th 2007

Paperback

120 pages


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Jim Thorpe (Sports Heroes and Legends Series)  by  Carrie Golus

Jim Thorpe (Sports Heroes and Legends Series) by Carrie Golus
July 25th 2007 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 120 pages | ISBN: 9780760791684 | 10.47 Mb

Think you know all there is to know about Jim Thorpe?  Well, did you know that:-His Native American name was Wa-Tho-Huk, which means Bright Path?-He broke his high schools high jump record on his very first jump?-On the football field, he could run fast enough to catch his own punt?Jim Thorpe has been called the greatest athlete of the twentieth century.  He excelled in football, baseball, and track and field.  He won two Olympic gold medals in 1912.  But his career was marred by controversey.  And as a Native American, he faced much prejudice.  Read all about his struggles and his triumphs!



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