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Author Miller, J. P. (Janice P.), author.
Title Sports heroes / by J.P. Miller and [illustrated by] Chellie Carroll.
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 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  796.0923 MIL    AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
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Series Black stories matter
Miller, J. P. (Janice P.). Black stories matter.
Note Originally published under title: Sporting heroes. London : Wayland, 2020.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Angela James: game on! -- Usain Bolt: life in the fast lane -- Wilma Rudolph: bigger than her circumstances -- Pelé: forward thinker -- Ade Adepitan: reach beyond your goals -- Simone Biles: in just 90 seconds -- Jesse Owens: running free -- Serena Williams: great expectations -- Mo Farah: the long run -- Muhammad Ali: unapologetically free -- Mini biographies. Alia Atkinson -- Arthur Ashe -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee -- Charlie Sifford -- Brian Lara -- Michael Jordan -- Sheryl Swoopes -- Isabelle Sambou.
Summary "Discover the courageous stories of elite Black athletes who battled prejudice and exclusion to become heroes and champions in their sport. Some have used their platform to bring attention to global, social, economic, and health issues. Others brought glory and fame to their countries. Read about such heroes in sports as boxer Muhammad Ali, tennis great Serena Williams, sprinter Usain Bolt, gymnast Simone Biles, and many more"-- Provided by publisher.
Form Issued also in electronic format.
Subject Athletes, Black -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Carroll, Chellie, illustrator.
ISBN 9781427128102 (hardcover)
1427128103 (hardcover)
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