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Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper / Ann Malaspina ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.

Authors: Malaspina, Ann, 1957-
Call number: jB Coachman, Alice MAL
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: Track and field athletes -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
African American women athletes -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Jumping -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Olympics (14th : 1948 : London, England) -- Juvenile literature.
Coachman, Alice -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper / Ann Malaspina ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez.
Additional title: Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper
Physical description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary note: A biography of the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, from her childhood in segregated Albany, Georgia, in the 1930s, through her recognition at the 1996 Olympics as one of the hundred best athletes in Olympic history. Includes bibliographical references.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references.
Added author: Velasquez, Eric, illustrator.
ISBN: 9780807580356 (hbk.)
080758035X (hbk.)
LCCN: 2011008564
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1343839
Bib No.: 1343839

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