Jesse Owens: Trailblazing Sprinter
Legendary Athletes introduces readers to the people who have made significant impacts both athletically and socially. Jesse Owens: Trailblazing Sprinter highlights Jesse Owens's childhood and rise to fame. Career highlights, battles along the way, and humanitarian contributions are also discussed. The trailblazing sprinter's lasting legacy is told through informative sidebars, captivating photos, and engaging text. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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