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Riassunto: This inspiring story focuses on Jesse's childhood. Through hard work and courage, African-American runner Jesse Owens overcame racism, poverty and poor health. He won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics, held in Germany under Hitler, proving that Blacks could compete at the highest level. Learn about Jesse's childhood as the son of sharecroppers in Alabama, his family's move to the north, his schooling and training, and his challenges at the Olympics in Germany.
This book is part of Simon & Schuster's Childhood of Famous Americans series. Easy to read, and full of the spirit and adventure of the famous Americans who've made America what it is today, the Childhood of Famous Americans Series is a series of fictionalized biographies for children 8 & up.
L'autore: Chris Eboch writes for all ages, with more than 20 traditionally published books for children. T he Eyes of Pharaoh is an action-packed mystery set in ancient Egypt. The Genie's Gift is an Arabian Nights-inspired fantasy adventure. In The Well of Sacrifice, a Mayan girl in ninth-century Guatemala rebels against the High Priest who sacrifices anyone challenging his power. The Haunted series, which starts with The Ghost on the Stairs, follows a brother and sister who travel with their parents' ghost hunter TV show and try to help the ghosts while keeping their activities secret from meddling grownups. Jesse Owens: Young Record Breaker and Milton Hershey: Young Chocolatier are heart-warming fictionalized biographies in the Childhood of Famous Americans series, written under the name M.M. Eboch. Read excerpts at chriseboch.com or her Amazon page. Chris lives in New Mexico, where she enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and nature watching. She is a popular leader of writing workshops around the country and online. Her book Advanced Plotting helps writers fine-tune their plots. Chris also writes novels of suspense and romance for adults under the name Kris Bock; read excerpts at krisbock.com.
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