Title: Native American Biographies: Jim Thorpe Legendary Athlete Author: Barbara Long
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc. Publishing Date: 1997


Jim Thorpe Legendary Athlete is a biography about Jim Thorpe. Jim Thorpe was a man that could do just about everything; he participated in track and field events, played professional football, and ran for 18 miles through the woods. He won the gold medal in events in the olympics in Stolkholm, Sweden and was told by a king he was the greatest athlete who ever lived. He played football for Carlisle in college and played professional football