Jim Thorpe: Olympic Champion (Childhood of Famous Americans Series) by Guernsey Van Riper Jr., Jr. Van Riper, Gray Morrow |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Jim Thorpe: Olympic Champion (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

Jim Thorpe: Olympic Champion (Childhood of Famous Americans Series)

by Guernsey Van Riper Jr., Jr. Van Riper, Gray Morrow
     
 
One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively inspiring fictionalized biographies--easily read by children of eight and up--today's youngster is swept right into history.

Overview

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively inspiring fictionalized biographies--easily read by children of eight and up--today's youngster is swept right into history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780020421405
Publisher:
Aladdin
Publication date:
10/31/1986
Series:
Childhood of Famous Americans Series
Edition description:
1st Aladdin Books ed
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
609,278
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
550L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Guernsey Van Riper, Jr. attended DePauw University in 1926. He earned two varsity letters as quarterback on the football team and one letter as a first baseman on the baseball team. After graduating, he worked in advertising then became an editor at Bobbs-Merrill Publishing Company. He turned his love of sports into books, writing biographies of Lou Gehrig and Knute Rockne along with ten other children’s books.

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