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Jim Thorpe: The Legend Remembered
     

Jim Thorpe: The Legend Remembered

by Rosemary Updyke
 

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The son of a Sac and Fox Indian father and a Potawatami Indian mother, Jim Wa-Tho-Huk Thorpe was born in Oklahoma in 1888. A natural athlete, he overcame family tragedies and hardships to become a star in three sports and win two Olympic gold medals.

Overview

The son of a Sac and Fox Indian father and a Potawatami Indian mother, Jim Wa-Tho-Huk Thorpe was born in Oklahoma in 1888. A natural athlete, he overcame family tragedies and hardships to become a star in three sports and win two Olympic gold medals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565545397
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/1999
Pages:
106
Sales rank:
1,334,792
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
1120L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Author Rosemary Kissinger Updyke was born and raised in east Texas. She began her writing career in high school and is a member of the International Women's Writing Guild and The Pocono Writers. She lives in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, where she is active in local libraries. Her other book, Quanah Parker: Comanche Chief , is also published by Pelican.

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