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Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens

Published: 2 Jun 2020

Hardback, 32 pages

Recommended for age 3+ and 5+

By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Illustrated by Anna Katharina Jansen

Published by Quarto Publishing PLC

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In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jesse Owens, the great track and field star. The youngest of ten children, Jesse grew up working in the cotton fields of Alabama. Discovered by his high school track and field coach, Jesse quickly rose to fame as an athlete.

He went on the challenge racism on the world stage at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and made new world records. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete and activist's life.

Tagged Olympics and Paralympics

Emmeline Pankhurst
David Attenborough
Greta Thunberg
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