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Author Malaspina, Ann, 1957-

Title Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper / Ann Malaspina ; illustrations by Eric Velasquez.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 796.42 Mal    ---  Available
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary A biography of the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, from her childhood in segregated Albany, Georgia, in the 1930s, through her recognition at the 1996 Olympics as one of the hundred best athletes in Olympic history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Source NBK 3/12 PPLY
Subject Coachman, Alice -- Juvenile literature.
Track and field athletes -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
African American women athletes -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Jumping -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Olympic Games (14th : 1948 : London, England) -- Juvenile literature.
Coachman, Alice.
Track and field athletes.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Olympic Games (14th : 1948 : London, England)
Added Author Velasquez, Eric, ill.
ISBN 9780807580356 (lib. bdg.)
080758035X (lib. bdg.)

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