Touch the Sky

Touch the Sky

Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper

Book - 2012
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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.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman, ©2012
ISBN: 9780807580356
Branch Call Number: j 796.42092 C6522m 2012 Beginning Facts
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Velasquez, Eric - Illustrator


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A biography of Alice Coachman, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal. Includes bibliographical references and black and white photos of Alice Coachman and her medal.

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