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Jim Thorpe (Sports Heroes and Legends Series)
     

Jim Thorpe (Sports Heroes and Legends Series)

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by Carrie Golus
 

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Think you know all there is to know about Jim Thorpe? Well, did you know that:
-His Native American name was Wa-Tho-Huk, which means Bright Path?
-He broke his high school's high jump record on his very first jump?
-On the football field, he could run fast enough to catch his own punt?

Jim Thorpe has been called the greatest athlete of the twentieth

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Think you know all there is to know about Jim Thorpe? Well, did you know that:
-His Native American name was Wa-Tho-Huk, which means Bright Path?
-He broke his high school's high jump record on his very first jump?
-On the football field, he could run fast enough to catch his own punt?

Jim Thorpe has been called the greatest athlete of the twentieth century. He excelled in football, baseball, and track and field. He won two Olympic gold medals in 1912. But his career was marred by controversey. And as a Native American, he faced much prejudice. Read all about his struggles and his triumphs!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760791684
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/25/2007
Series:
Sports Heroes and Legends Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

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