Just like Jesse Owens
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New York, NY : Orchand Books, [2022].
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Book
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780545554657, 0545554659
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1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Published
New York, NY : Orchand Books, [2022].
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780545554657, 0545554659
Accelerated Reader
LG
Level 4.2, 1 Points

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"As a boy, Andrew Young learned a vital lesson from his parents when a local chapter of the Nazi party instigated racial unrest in their hometown of New Orleans in the 1930s. While Hitler's teachings promoted White supremacy, Andrew's father, told him that when dealing with the sickness of racism, Don't get mad, get smart. To drive home this idea, Andrew Young Senior took his family to the local movie house to see a newsreel of track star Jesse Owens racing toward Olympic gold, showing the world that the best way to promote equality is to focus on the finish line. The teaching of his parents, and Jesse Owens' example, would be the guiding principles that shaped Andrew's beliefs in nonviolence and built his foundation as a civil rights leader and advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."--,(source of summary not specified)
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Preschool-K.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Young, A., Shelton, P. Y., & James, G. C. (2022). Just like Jesse Owens (First edition.). Orchand Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Young, Andrew, 1932-, Paula Young, Shelton and Gordon C., James. 2022. Just Like Jesse Owens. Orchand Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Young, Andrew, 1932-, Paula Young, Shelton and Gordon C., James. Just Like Jesse Owens Orchand Books, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Young, Andrew, Paula Young Shelton, and Gordon C. James. Just Like Jesse Owens First edition., Orchand Books, 2022.

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