The Definitive Guide to

Jesse Owens

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In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling 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 best-selling 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 hardcover 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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Book Topics › African Americans
Children's Books About African Americans
Book Topics › nonfiction
Children's Books About Nonfiction
Book Topics › United States
Children's Books About United States
Book Topics › prejudice and racism
Children's Books About Prejudice And Racism
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Who Wrote Jesse Owens

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Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
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Anna Katharina Jansen
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Book Details

ISBN:
9780711245839
Publication Date:
June 2, 2020
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0711245835

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