Defying Hitler: Jesse Owens' Olympic Triumph

ISBN-10: 1543528694
ISBN-13: 9781543528695
Author: Yomtov, Nel
Illustrated by: Garcia, Eduardo
Interest Level: 3-9
Publisher: Capstone

Publication Date: July 2018

Copyright: 2019

Page Count: 32

Series: Greatest Sports Moments


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Interest Level

Grades 3-9

Reading Level

Guided Reading: X
Lexile: GN670L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / History

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Olympics

Description
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, the last thing Adolf Hitler expected was to see a black man compete and win. But Jesse Owens didn't just win. He was dominant in the track and field events, winning four gold medals and helping to set a world record. Now, in this graphic novel, readers can witness one of the most iconic moments in sports history as Owens proves that people of all races can compete and win at the Olympic games.
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