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Athletes / Adam Sutherland.

Authors: Sutherland, Adam.
Call number: j927.96 SUT
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
Subject: African American athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes, Black -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Black history makers.
Title: Athletes / Adam Sutherland.
Physical description: 24 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents note: Making history -- Jesse Owens : record-setting runner -- Kipchoge Keino : the inspirational runner -- Muhammad Ali : the greatest -- Michael Jordan : basketball superhero -- Kelly Holmes : the golden girl -- Tiger Woods : golfing phenomenon -- Venus and Serena Williams : record-breaking sisters -- Lewis Hamilton : formula one star -- Usain Bolt : lightning bolt -- More sports heroes -- Timeline -- Legacy.
Notes: Includes index.
Summary note: Briefly surveys the history of African Americans in sports and profiles notable black athletes from Jesse Owens to the present, including Kipchoge Keino, Muhammad Ali, the Williams sisters, and Usain Bolt.
ISBN: 9781448866403 (library binding)
1448866405 (library binding)
9781448870585 (pbk.)
1448870585 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2011029874
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1360556
Bib No.: 1360556

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