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Jesse Owens

Thomas Streissguth - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1999 - 112 pages
Describes the life of the sharecroppers' son who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin and challenged Hitler's notion of Aryan superiority.
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Jesse Owens: Trailblazing Sprinter

Chrs McDougall - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2011 - 112 pages
Relates the story of the Olympic champ who had a huge impact on how African Americans were perceived, both at home and around the world.
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Jesse Owens: Champion Athlete

Tony Gentry, Heather Lehr Wagner - Track and field athletes - 2009 - 116 pages
* Critically acclaimed biographies of history's most notable African-Americans * Straightforward and objective writing * Lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia ...
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Jesse Owens: A Biography

Jacqueline Edmondson - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 104 pages
Discusses the life, accomplishments, and legacy of track and field star Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games.
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Run Away Home

Pat McKissack - Juvenile Fiction - 2001 - 160 pages
In 1886 in Alabama, an eleven-year-old African American girl and her family befriend and give refuge to a runaway Apache boy.
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The Story of Booker T. Washington

Pat McKissack, Fredrick McKissack - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1991 - 31 pages
Traces the life of the African American educator and leader, focusing on his stewardship of Tuskegee Institute.
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The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa

Patricia McKissack, Fredrick McKissack - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1995 - 160 pages
Examines the civilizations of the Western Sudan which flourished from 700 to 1700 A.D., acquiring such vast wealth that they became centers of trade and culture for a continent.
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Precious and the Boo Hag

Pat McKissack, Onawumi Jean Moss - Juvenile Fiction - 2005 - 40 pages
From the author of the Newbery Honor-winning "The Dark-Thirty" comes a deliciously funny, not-too-scary picture book featuring a spunky heroine and the Boo Hag, a crafty spirit ...
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