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The Resource Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

Label
Jesse Owens
Title
Jesse Owens
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Subject
Summary
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jesse Owens, the great track and field star. 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 the challenge racism on the world stage at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and made new world records. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete and activist's life.Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
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  • Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel
  • Jansen, Anna Katharina
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Sociology
  • Sports & Recreations
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
Label
Jesse Owens
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:6019cea6-bcde-46f0-ba0a-6dfd3f657cde
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780711259812
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Jesse Owens
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6019cea6-bcde-46f0-ba0a-6dfd3f657cde
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780711259812
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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