Little People, Big Dreams: Jesse Owensquarto
In the inspiring Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists and adventurers. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.
Meet Jesse Owens, the great American track & field star. The youngest of ten children, Jesse grew up working in the cotton fields of Alabama. Discovered by his high school track and field coach, Jesse quickly rose to fame as an athlete. He went on the challenge racism on the world stage at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and made new world records.
With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of significant influencers of the world.
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- Ages: 5 to 8yrs
- Materials: Hardcover
- Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
- Author: Ma Isabel Sanchez Vergara
- Illustrator: Anna Katharina Jansen
- Dimensions: 32 pages; 7.7in x 9.5in
- Origin: Printed in China
- ISBN: 978-0-7112-4583-9