Part of the best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series,Jesse Owens tells the inspiring story of this track and field legend.
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Jesse Owens, the great track and 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. This moving book featuresstylish and quirky illustrationsandextra facts at the back, including abiographical timelinewith historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete and activist's life.
Little People, BIG DREAMSis abest-selling series of books and educational gamesthatexplore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.