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Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School football team

Sheinkin, Steve, author.

New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2017.

280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Features the underdog story of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School football team which under the leadership of coach Pop Warner and player Jim Thorpe became known as "the team that invented football." Highlights the systematic governmental persecution by the government and the players determination and grit, on and off the field, that led them to defeat more privileged schools like Army and Harvard.

Reading Counts: Level 8.3 / 14.0 Points / 70251.

Lexile: 980L

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ISBN:

9781596439542

LC Call No:

GV958.U33 S54 2017

Dewey Class No:

796.332/63/0974843 B 23

Author:

Sheinkin, Steve, author.

Title:

Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School football team / Steve Sheinkin.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Citation/Refs:

Booklist Starred Reviews, 12/1/2016

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide Starred, 10/2017

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Magazine, 3/2017

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, 11/15/2016

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal Starred, 2/2017

Summary:

Features the underdog story of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School football team which under the leadership of coach Pop Warner and player Jim Thorpe became known as "the team that invented football." Highlights the systematic governmental persecution by the government and the players determination and grit, on and off the field, that led them to defeat more privileged schools like Army and Harvard.

Target Audience:

980 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS MG+ 6.8 9.0 186921.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 8.3 14.0 70251.

Subject:

Thorpe, Jim,--1887-1953.

Subject:

Warner, Glenn S. (Glenn Scobey),--1871-1954.

Subject:

United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)--Football.

Subject:

Football.

Subject:

Indians of North America--Biography.

Subject:

Football--Biography.

Subject:

Native Americans--Biography.

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