From the Series Epic Sports Bios (Lerner ™ Sports)
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Sports|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Lerner ™ Sports|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
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.
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