Spring 2023

Jesse Owens

Track-and-Field Legend

From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Jesse Owens was one of the greatest athletes in track-and-field history. Follow his life from running on Alabama roads with his father to winning gold in the 1936 Olympic Games.

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978-1-7284-7652-0
On pre-order until 01/01/2023
$21.99
978-1-7284-7856-2
On pre-order until 01/01/2023
$9.99
978-1-7284-8255-2
On pre-order until 01/01/2023
$32.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Sports
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lerner ™ Sports
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2023-01-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007100, JNF054140, JNF053140
Dewey 796.092 [B]
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 860
Guided Reading Level S
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, and Index

Author: Tracy Sue Walker

Tracy Sue Walker is an author of children's fiction and nonfiction including The Truth about Dragons. She earned her undergraduate degree from Agnes Scott College in anthropology. Tracy holds a masters' degrees in education as well as library and information science, but has also studied performance at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and writing at the Creative Circus in Atlanta. She is currently based in northern Georgia.