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Author Calkhoven, Laurie, author.
Title Jesse Owens / by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Elizabet Vukovic.
Pub Info New York : Simon Spotlight, [2017]
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Edition Simon Spotlight edition.
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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still image sti rdacontent
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Series You Should Meet
Ready to read. Level 3
You should meet.
Ready-to-read. Level three, Megastar reader!
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.9 0.5 0.5 188162
Audience Ages: 5-7.
Summary Meet Jesse Owens, an African American runner who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin! What made his achievement even more memorable was that Adolph Hitler expected the Olympic Games to be a German showcase. In fact, he criticized the United States for even including black athletes on its Olympic roster. According to many reports, after Owens won his fourth gold medal, Hitler stormed out of the stadium. In 1936 Jesse Owens took a stand against racism and made history. --Publisher
Subject Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980 -- Juvenile literature.
Track and field athletes -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American track and field athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Vukovic, Elizabet, illustrator.
Related To Online version: Calkhoven, Laurie. Jesse Owens Simon Spotlight /paperback edition. New York : Simon Spotlight, [2017] 9781481480970 (DLC) 2016051498
ISBN 9781481480956 (pbk)
1481480952 (pbk)
9781481480963 (hc)
1481480960 (hc)
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