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Lewis Tewanima: Born to Run


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Join an American Indian on his journey to the Olympics! As a young boy, Lewis Tewanima was forced from his Hopi village into a government boarding school, where he was prohibited from practicing his native language and traditions. He found that running was a way to bridge the gap between his Indian heritage and American culture, and his talent led him to the 1912 Olympics and a silver medal. Young readers will be inspired by this biography, just as his village was. To honor his life, a race is held in Second Mesa, Arizona, every Labor Day.

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Manufacturer:
Pelican Publishing
Category:
Olympics
MPN:
colour illustrations
Release Date:
2014-02-03
EAN:
9781455619412
ISBN:
1455619418
Part Number:
colour illustrations
Author:
Sharon Solomon
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing
Creator:
Lisa Fields
Publication Date:
2014-02-15
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
0.83 pounds
Item Size:
0.5 x 11 x 8.75 inches
Package Weight:
0.9 pounds
Package Size:
8.7 x 0.4 x 11 inches

 


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