Jim Thorpe's Bright Path

Jim Thorpe's Bright Path

by Joseph Bruchac, S. D. Nelson

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Overview

A biography of the legendary Native American Jim Thorpe (1888–1953), voted the Greatest Football Player and Greatest Athlete of the Half-Century by two AP polls, focusing on his early childhood and how school and sports shaped his future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600603402
Publisher: Lee & Low Books, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: AD870L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 Years

About the Author

Joseph Bruchac is an Abenaki Indian. He is among the most respected and widely published Native American authors, with over 100 titles in print, including the popular Keepers of the Earth series and Lee & Low's Crazy Horse's Vision, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. His YA novel, Wolf Mark, is a Westchester Young Adult Fiction Award winner. A Rockefeller Fellow and an NEA Poetry Writing Fellow, he was the 1999 recipient of the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to writing, Bruchac is an editor at Greenfield Review Press, a literary publishing house he co-founded with his wife. He lives in Greenfield Center, New York.

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