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A Picture Book of Jesse Owens
Picture Book Biographies Series Book #13 of 41 in publication order (switch to alphabetical order)
Author: David A. Adler
Illustrator: Robert Casilla

Book Info

Published on September 1, 1992
Age Group: 5 - 9 years
Reading Level: AR: 5.0 (0.5 Point, Quiz #57566)
GLE: 5.2
DRA: 30
Lexile® measure: AD1030L

A simple biography of the noted black track star who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Publisher Book Description:
Jesse Owens started life as a poor sharecropper's son and through hard work, skill, and determination, grew up to become an award-winning sprinter and champion of the long jump. During the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, he won four gold medals, then returned to racial prejudice in the U.S.

29 pages. List price $17.95
ISBN-10: 082340966X
ISBN-13: 9780823409662
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ISBN-10: 0823442705
ISBN-13: 9780823442706
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29 pages. List price $7.99
ISBN-10: 0823410668
ISBN-13: 9780823410668
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