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Defying Hitler: Jesse Owens' Olympic Triumph
Defying Hitler: Jesse Owens' Olympic Triumph
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Defying Hitler: Jesse Owens' Olympic Triumph

by Nel Yomtov
Illustrated by Eduardo Garcia

At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, the last thing Adolf Hitler expected was to see a black man compete and win. But Jesse Owens didn't just win. He was dominant in the track and field events, winning four gold medals and helping to set a world record. Now, in this graphic novel, readers can witness one of the most iconic moments in sports history as Owens proves that people of all races can compete and win at the Olympic games.

 
ISBN978-1-5435-2869-5
6-Pack ISBN978-1-5435-2883-1
GRLX
Lexile LevelGN670L
GenreGraphic Novel
Text TypeInformational Text
SubjectSports
Page Count32
Copyright2019
SeriesGreatest Sports Moments
Paperback
Price
$7.95
 


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$47.70
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Nel Yomtov

Nel Yomtov

The career path of Nel Yomtov has taken him from the halls of Marvel Comics, as an editor, writer, and colorist, to the world of toy development. He then became editorial and art director at a children’s nonfiction book publisher, and now Nel is a writer and editor of books, websites, and comics for children. A harmonica-honking blues enthusiast, Nel lives in New York with his wife, Nancy. They have a son, Jess.

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