Jim Thorpe

Dewey: 796.092
This title covers these subjects:  Thorpe, Jim, -- 1887-1953Athletes -- BiographySports
Jim Thorpe: Greatest Athlete in the World (Hardcover)

by Jennifer Fandel

Capstone Press
Tells the life story of athlete Jim Thorpe, star of the 1912 Olympic Games and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Written in graphic-novel format.

Reading Level: 3-4
Interest Level: 3-9
Lexile Level: GN 600L
Accelerated ReaderATOS Level: 3.8
AR Points: 0.5
AR Quiz Number: 116119

ISBN:  9781429601528 / 1-4296-0152-3
Publisher:  Capstone Press
Brand:  Graphic Library
Copyright: 2008
Language: English
Page Count:  32
Page Dimensions:  7 x 9
Binding:  Reinforced Library Binding

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This title in the Graphic Biographies series is organized with short chapters and concludes with additional facts, bibliography, glossary, and an index. This fresh look at Thorpe, his struggles because of his Native American heritage, and his innate stubborness that helped him persevere should be of real interest to those who gravitate toward this format.

October 1, 2009