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Jim Thorpe

Original All-American

By Joseph Bruchac

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Format: Paperback, 276 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 02 October 2008
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. "The novel is a superb blend of fiction and nonfiction, rooted in the author's usual careful research." Kirkus Reviews"

About the Author

Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children's book author, poet, novelist and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. Coauthor with Michael Caduto of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series, Bruchac's poems, articles and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola. He has authored many books for adults and children including Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Skeleton Man, and The Heart of a Chief. For more information about Joseph, please visit his website www.josephbruchac.com.

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aThe novel is a superb blend of fiction and nonfiction, rooted in the authoras usual careful research.a "aKirkus Reviews" The novel is a superb blend of fiction and nonfiction, rooted in the author s usual careful research. " Kirkus Reviews" ?The novel is a superb blend of fiction and nonfiction, rooted in the author's usual careful research.? "?Kirkus Reviews"

EAN: 9780142412336
ISBN: 0142412333
Publisher: Speak
Dimensions: 20.83 x 13.72 x 2.03 centimetres (0.26 kg)
Age Range: 10-14 years
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