Jim Thorpe: 20th-Century Jock

Jim Thorpe: 20th-Century Jock

by Robert Lipsyte, John Hite

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A biography of the American Indian known as one of the best all-round athletes in history for his accomplishments as an Olympic medal winner and as an outstanding professional football and baseball player.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062035998
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/08/2011
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 680,278
Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
File size: 270 KB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Robert Lipsyte was an award-winning sportswriter for the New York Times and the Emmy-winning host of the nightly public affairs show The Eleventh Hour. He is the author of twelve acclaimed novels for young adults and is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring his lifetime contribution in that genre. He lives in Manhattan and on Shelter Island, New York, with his wife, Lois, and his dog, Milo.

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