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636292
I am Jesse Owens [Ordinary people change the world]by Meltzer, Brad 

BTSB Prebound(Rocky Pond Books, 2024)


Publication Date: 07/02/2024

BTSB #: 636292 Available

Dewey: 796.42/BAges: 6-8   
Lexile: 520 F&P: P

Subjects: Owens, Jesse,|d1913-1980 African American track and field athletes - Biography Olympic athletes - United States - Biography


Summary: Before Jesse Owens was an Olympic gold medalist, he was a poor kid in a big family. When his speed caught the eye of one of his high school teachers, he began to train seriously and his running took him all the way to the 1936 Olympics, where he was against fierce competitors and racist assumptions, breaking world records while winning medals.


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974464
Just like Jesse Owens by Young, Andrew 

BTSB Prebound(Orchard Books, 2022)


Publication Date: 08/02/2022

BTSB #: 974464 In Bindery

Dewey: 323.1/BAges: 6-8   
AR: 4.2 LG

Subjects: Young, Andrew,|d1932- - Childhood and youth Owens, Jesse,|d1913-1980 Family life African Americans - Biography Race relations African American track and field athletes New Orleans (La.)


Summary: As a boy, Andrew Young learned a vital lesson from his parents when a local chapter of the Nazi party instigated racial unrest in their hometown of New Orleans in the 1930s. Andrew's father told him that when dealing with the sickness of racism, "Don't get mad, get smart." To drive home the lesson, the family went to the local theater to see newsreels of Olympic track star Jesse Owens and how he competed in Nazi Germany with dignity.


22.58 *

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166476
Who was Jesse Owens? [Who Was?]by Buckley, James 

BTSB Prebound(Grosset & Dunlap, 2015)


Publication Date: 08/11/2015

BTSB #: 166476 Available

Dewey: 796.42/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.9 MG RC: 5.7 3-5 Lexile: 880 F&P: X

Subjects: Owens, Jesse,|d1913-1980 African American track and field athletes - Biography


Summary: At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, track and field star Jesse Owens ran himself straight into international glory by winning four gold medals.


15.44 *

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166489
Who was Jesse Owens? [Who Was?]by Buckley, James 

Paperback(Penguin Workshop, 2015)


Publication Date: 08/11/2015

BTSB #: 166489 Available

Dewey: 796.42/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.9 MG RC: 5.7 3-5 Lexile: 880 F&P: X

Subjects: Owens, Jesse,|d1913-1980 African American track and field athletes - Biography


Summary: At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, track and field star Jesse Owens ran himself straight into international glory by winning four gold medals.


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