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Jesse Owens : athletes who made a difference / Blake Hoena ; [illustrated by] David Shephard.

Hoena, B. A., (author.). Shephard, David (Illustrator), (illustrator.). Graphic Universe (Firm), (publisher.).


"Jesse Owens smashed records throughout his track and field career. In 1936, he made history at the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Owens won four gold medals, combating Adolf Hitler's message of Nazi superiority." -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541578159
  • ISBN: 9781728402956
  • ISBN: 1541578155
  • ISBN: 1728402956
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Graphic Universe an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Birth of a speedster -- Making a name for himself -- The greatest 45 minutes in sports -- 1936 Berlin Olympics.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 8-12 years Graphic Universe.
Grades: 4-6 Graphic Universe.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 0.5 509839.
Subject: Owens, Jesse, 1913-1980 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Olympic Games (11th : 1936 : Berlin, Germany) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Track and field athletes > United States > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
African American track and field athletes > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
African Americans > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
Olympics > Participation, American.
Olympic athletes > United States > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
National socialism > Philosophy.
Racism > Germany > History > 20th century.
Graphic novels.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)

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