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Who was Jesse Owens? / by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.

Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- (author.). Copeland, Gregory, (illustrator.).
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  • 24 of 27 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 27 total copies.

Series Information

Who was-- ?
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica PL - Attica JB OWENS (Text) 74231000113199 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville WHOHQ BUCKLEY (Text) 34706001560947 WhoHQ Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler jB OWENS (Text) 34044000858264 Juvenile Biography Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville JB Owe (Text) 32604030010204 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville JB OWENS (Text) 39230031785940 Children Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) J 921 OWE (Text) 33187003940075 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library J 921 OWE (Text) 33187003940067 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 921 OWE (Text) 33187003940059 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch JUV 921 OWEN (Text) 39391006758484 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon JUV BIO OWENS (Text) 30653005564885 Juvenile Biographies Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780448483078
  • ISBN: 0448483076
  • ISBN: 9781480692152
  • ISBN: 1480692158
  • ISBN: 9780606367547
  • ISBN: 0606367543
  • Physical Description: 106 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 106).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Jesse Owens? -- Home in Alabama -- Heading north -- School days -- College man -- An amazing day -- An Olympic trip -- A legend is born -- Golden moments -- Life after the Olympics -- A legacy of strength -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who became an Olympic legend and challenged Hitler's dream of Aryan superiority.
Target Audience Note:
880 Lexile.
880L Lexile
Subject: Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980 > Juvenile literature.
Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980.
Track and field athletes > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American track and field athletes > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Track and field athletes.
African American track and field athletes.
African Americans > Biography.

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