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The Resource Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper, by Ann Malaspina ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper, by Ann Malaspina ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Label
Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper
Title
Touch the sky
Title remainder
Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper
Statement of responsibility
by Ann Malaspina ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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. Includes bibliographical references
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Malaspina, Ann
Dewey number
  • 796.42092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1073.15.C63
LC item number
M35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Velasquez, Eric
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women athletes
  • Jumping
  • Coachman, Alice
  • Track and field athletes
  • African Americans
  • Women
  • Olympic Games
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper, by Ann Malaspina ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn714505142
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780807580356
Lccn
2011008564
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714505142
  • a987283
Label
Touch the sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic high jumper, by Ann Malaspina ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocn714505142
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780807580356
Lccn
2011008564
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714505142
  • a987283

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