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Time For Kids: Jesse Owens: Running into History

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Take a close-up look at Jesse Owens, an African American track star—and one of the greatest athletes of all time. Interviews with experts and lively writing deliver the accurate reporting you expect from Time For Kids®. Historical and contemporary photographs capture the life and times of this remarkable Olympic-medal winner.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published December 26th 2007 by HarperCollins
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Tyffani Mine
This non-fiction biography is about Jesse Owens, a track star who set records in the summer Olympics in 1936. It talks about Jesse's training and the long process of making it to the Olympics. This book has interesting facts or side notes about the historical period of Jesse Owens' life time. This book could be used to teach about tending to detail within a text and learning setting, and time frames to help understand the story.
While reading, I picked up all sorts of new tidbits and facts about Owens that are mostly overlooked by his stunning track record.

This book is an offspring from the successful series made by the publishers of TIME magazine. As one could guess, TIME for Kids or TFK is just like its adult counterpart only simplified for kids. Therefore the book reads very much like a magazine. The text is large and the graphics that surround them are crisp and clean. The photos in the first part of the book cover...more
Deborah Harris
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AR Quiz No. 119861 EN Nonfiction
Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: LG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 1.0
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About the 1936 racer.
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