Meet Jesse Owens, the historic and barrier-breaking 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 features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete and activist's life.

 

Age: 5+

Paperback

32 pages 

195 x 240 mm

Author: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Illustrated by: Mai Ly Degnan

Jesse Owens

€ 6,95Prezzo

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