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Bright Path: Young Jim Thorpe


Author: Don  Brown
Publisher: Roaring Brook
Subject/Category: 2-5
Year Reviewed:: 2007
ISBN: 1596430419
Review: The Oklahoma prairie was where Jim Thorpe called home and the government Indian schools he attended as a child and youth. His tribal name meant "Bright Path" but his way was not always bright or clear. Brown takes us through Thorpe's life through his 1912 Olympics. The story is followed by an endnote with illustrations and photographs about the discussion of his amateur status.

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