Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman Olympic High-Jump Champion

Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman Olympic High-Jump Champion

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590788509
Publisher: Highlights
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 9 Years

About the Author

Heather Lang, a former public-health attorney, was inspired by Alice Coachman's indomitable spirit. This is her first picture book. She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Floyd Cooper is a recipient of the 2009 Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration as well as three Coretta Scott King Honors, ten ALA Notables, and an NAACP Image Award, among other honors. He lives in Easton, Pennsylvania.

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Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman Olympic High-Jump Champion 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
helen_k More than 1 year ago
True story of Alice Coachman's struggle and determination to achieve her dream of winning an Olympic Gold Medal. An inspirational read for kids about never giving up.
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mstewartfairley More than 1 year ago
Debut author Heather Lang and Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator Floyd Cooper have done a remarkable job of bringing Olympic medalist Alice Coachman to life for young readers. Coachman's life-long determination and dedication to her sport will inspire readers of all ages. This timely book is a must read.