Santrey – Jim Thorpe: Young Athlete

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JBIO T

Thorpe

Personal Author:

Santrey, Laurence.

Title:

Jim Thorpe, young athlete / by Laurence Santrey ; illustrated by George Ulrich.

Publication info:

Mahwah, N.J. : Troll, c1983.

Physical description:

48 p. : ill.

Summary:

Traces the early life of the Oklahoma Indian farm boy who achieved a unique sports career as winner of Olympic gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon and as a professional baseball and football player.

Personal subject:

Thorpe, Jim, 1887-1953–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Athletes–United States–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Indians of North America–Biography–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Athletes–Juvenile literature.

Subject term:

Indians of North America–Oklahoma–Biography—

ISBN:

0893757632

Tags:

athlete, basketball, biography, children’s biography, football, health, Olympic games,  social studies, sports

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