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Jim Thorpe, Original All-American

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Based on 243 Ratings and 67 Reviews

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Jim Thorpe was one of the greatest athletes who ever lived. He played professional football, Major League Baseball, and won Olympic gold medals in track & field. But his life wasn't an easy one. Born on the Sac and Fox Reservation in 1887, he encountered much family tragedy, and was sent as a young boy to various Indian boarding schools-strict, cold institutions that didn't allow their s... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (6 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages288
ISBN-100803731183
ISBN-13978-0803731189
Publication Date07/06/2006
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About Joseph Bruchac (Author) : Joseph Bruchac has authored more than 70 books for adults and children. His poems, articles and stories have appeared in over 500 publications. Much of his writing draws on that land and his Abenaki a... more
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