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The Resource Jim Thorpe : original All-American, Joseph Bruchac

Jim Thorpe : original All-American, Joseph Bruchac

Label
Jim Thorpe : original All-American
Title
Jim Thorpe
Title remainder
original All-American
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Bruchac
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Narrates the life story of Native American Jim Thorpe chronicling his childhood, education, and his athletic career. Covers his days in various Indian boarding schools to the Carlisle School in Pennsylvania where coach Pop Warner recognized Jim's athletic abilities
  • Jim Thorpe was one of the greatest athletes who ever lived. He played professional football and Major League baseball, and won Olympic gold medals in track and field. But his life wasn't easy. Born on a reservation, he endured family tragedy and was sent to various Native American boarding schools. Jim ran away from school many times, until he found his calling under the now-legendary coach Pop Warner. This is a book for history buffs as well as sports fans-an illuminating and lively read about a truly great American by award-winning author Joseph Bruchac
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation coverage
  • 6/1/2006
  • 9/2006
  • 7/24/2006
  • 8/2006
  • 10/2006
Citation source
  • Booklist,
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Bo,
  • Publisher's Weekly,
  • School Library Journal,
  • Voice of Youth Advocate,
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruchac, Joseph
Dewey number
  • 796.092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5.8
  • 6-9
  • 950
  • 950
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
LC call number
GV697.T5
LC item number
B77 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 5.8
  • 5.8
  • 6.4
  • 6.4
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS
  • Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thorpe, Jim
  • Thorpe, Jim
  • Athletes
  • Indian athletes
  • Athletes
  • Athletes
  • Indian athletes
  • Indians of North America
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Jim Thorpe : original All-American, Joseph Bruchac
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-276)
Dimensions
  • 22 cm.
  • 21 cm.
Extent
  • 275 p.
  • 276 p.
Isbn
9780803731189
Lccn
2005032173
Other physical details
  • ill.
  • ill.
System control number
ocm62282081
Label
Jim Thorpe : original All-American, Joseph Bruchac
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-276)
Dimensions
  • 22 cm.
  • 21 cm.
Extent
  • 275 p.
  • 276 p.
Isbn
9780803731189
Lccn
2005032173
Other physical details
  • ill.
  • ill.
System control number
ocm62282081

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