A biography of native american athlete jim thorpe, focusin. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The summarizer might provide a brief summary of the groups reading and discussion points for each meeting. A biography of native american athlete jim thorpe, focusing on how his boyhood education set the stage for his athletic achievements which gained him international fame and olympic gold medals. In this childrens book awash in soft, delicate colors on every page, the life of the worlds greatest athlete of his time, jim thorpe, is unfolded. He is also the author and illustrator of two picture book stories inspired by the traditions of his lakota heritage gift horse, winner of the parents choice award, and the star people, an oppenheim gold award winner. The jim thorpe story will be produced by angelina jolie and star martin sensmeier. Jan 29, 2018 this pin was discovered by amelia grant. Jim thorpes bright path by joseph bruchac, s d nelson. Joseph bruchacs cogent text details key events in the childhood of one of the most talented athletes of the twentieth century. Beginning on his parents oklahoma farm, it tells of bright path s jim s indian name young life with his siblings, and continues through his unhappy school years. A rockefeller fellow and an nea poetry writing fellow, he was the 1999 recipient of.
Given the name bright path by his mother, jim lived up to his parents hopes by achievi. Jim thorpe s bright path is a childrens picture book written by joseph bruchac and illustrated by s. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. From the day he was born, jim thorpe s parents knew he was special. In this rather disappointing picture book biography, brown mack made movies spotlights the early years of native american olympian athlete jim thorpe through to his participation in the 1912 olympic. Jim thorpes bright path by joseph bruchac goodreads. Jim thorpes bright path by joseph bruchac scholastic.
My brother martin is the biography of martin luther king told from his sisters point of view. Start studying grade 4 reading jim thorpe s bright path. A biography of the legendary native american jim thorpe 18881953, voted the greatest football player and greatest athlete of the halfcentury by two ap. Buy jim thorpe s bright path by joseph bruchac, s d nelson online at alibris.
A sac and fox indian, jim thorpe was born wathohuck bright path in. Jim thorpe football player, famous baseball players. It is a biographical picture book of jim thorpe a legendary athlete and olympian. Nelson, is a historical picture book portrayal of the legendary olympi. His ya novel, wolf mark, is a westchester young adult fiction award winner. The connector might find books about later periods in jim thorpe s life. Jim thorpe was born in a log cabin in 1887 to native american parents. Dubbed wathohuck bright path by his pottowatomie mother, thorpe attended. November, at least in my part of the world is native american heritage month, which i plan to read one childrens book, preferably a biography, which pertains to the subject everyday this month. Jim thorpe s bright path subscribe for more support this channel 4th grade of elementary unit 1 because o. As the light shone on the road to the familys cabin, his mother gave jim another name wathohuck bright path. New titles give informed views of talented native american figures. Joseph bruchacs cogent text details key events in the childhood of one of.187 650 460 1352 420 1365 300 1400 273 1523 404 196 1322 1462 785 1020 223 1057 348 1206 1230 42 451 224 909 1385 250 1330 317 61 875 902 317 1232 1243 1033 379 115 1114 1292 997 1384 1131 104 228 152