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Product Description: As this year’s Olympics draw near in Rio de Janeiro, athletes from around the world are training hard to overcome the competition, just as Alice Coachman did for the 1948 Olympics in London. This inspirational nonfiction book by Heather Lang is a story of perseverance and unwavering ambition that follows Coachman on her journey from rural Georgia, where she overcame adversity both as a woman and as a black athlete, to her triumph in Wembly Stadium...read more
By Floyd Cooper (illustrator) and Heather Lang

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9781590788509 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: As this year’s Olympics draw near in Rio de Janeiro, athletes from around the world are training hard to overcome the competition, just as Alice Coachman did for the 1948 Olympics in London.

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By Ann Malaspina and Eric Velasquez (illustrator)

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9780807580356 | Albert Whitman & Co, January 1, 2012, cover price $16.99

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