Jim Brown: Football Great & Actor

Jim Brown: Football Great & Actor

by Marty Gitlin


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Sports are not always about the score at the end of the game. Some athletes are able to transcend sport into other parts of life, using their fame and fortune to impact the world around them. This series introduces some of the greatest athletes of all time whose influences on sport and society have lasted long after their playing days ended.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624031281
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Legendary Athletes Set 2
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Rushing to a Championship 6

Chapter 2 Strong from the Start 16

Chapter 3 Dominating the Competition 26

Chapter 4 Life as an Orangeman 36

Chapter 5 Playing in the NFL 46

Chapter 6 Leading the Game 56

Chapter 7 Forging a New Life 66

Chapter 8 From Movies to Amer-I-Can 76

Chapter 9 Back with the Browns 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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