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Learn about Jesse Owen's childhood growing up as the son of sharecroppers in Alabama, his family's move to the north, his training, and his multiple gold-medal wins at the Olympics in Germany. 192 pages, softcover.
|Title: Jesse Owens: Young Record Breaker: Childhood of Famous Americans|
By: M.M. Eboch, Meryl Henderson
Number of Pages: 192
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 7.90 X 5.50 (inches)
|Weight: 6 ounces|
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans
Stock No: WW939221
Jesse Owens was an African American track and field athlete who won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics—making him the most successful athlete at the games!
This book is laced with numerous illustrations, and the back of the book includes a timeline, questions, activities, and a glossary, making it the perfect addition to a classroom or home school setting. Perfect for emerging readers, the Childhood of Famous Americans series illustrates the incredible true stories of great Americans.
M.M. Eboch is a pen name for Chris Eboch, a prolific middle grade author who has contributed to the Childhood of Famous Americans series and wrote the Haunted series.
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