Jim Thorpe: The Legend Remembered

Jim Thorpe: The Legend Remembered

by Rosemary Updyke


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Jim Thorpe: The Legend Remembered by Rosemary Updyke

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: 819,309
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1120L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About 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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