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Jim Thorpe, the Legend Remembered

Book Description
Jim Thorpe was a Native American who won gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics in Sweden. When King Gustav of Sweden presented his medals, he proclaimed him "the greatest athlete in the world".

But Thorpe had played baseball for money during his summer vacation from school; this technically made him a professional athlete, ineligible for Olympic competition. Alt... More
Book Information
PublisherSan Val
BindingSchool & Library Binding (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date12/1997
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About Rosemary K. Updyke (Author) : Rosemary K. Updyke is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Rosemary K. Updyke include Jim Thorpe, the Legend Remembered.
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