Download e-book for iPad: Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School by Steve Sheinkin

By Steve Sheinkin

ISBN-10: 0553552791

ISBN-13: 9780553552799

ISBN-10: 1250294479

ISBN-13: 9781250294470

ISBN-10: 1596439548

ISBN-13: 9781596439542

“Sheinkin has made a occupation of discovering notable tales in American history.” —The long island occasions e-book Review

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian college soccer crew is an superb underdog activities story—and extra. It’s an unflinching examine the U.S. government’s violent persecution of local americans and the varsity that used to be designed to erase Indian cultures. Expertly advised via three-time nationwide publication Award finalist Steve Sheinkin, it’s the tale of a bunch of younger males who got here jointly at that faculty, the overpowering hindrances they confronted either off and on the sphere, and their absolute refusal to simply accept defeat.

Jim Thorpe: large athlete, Olympic gold medalist, local American
Pop Warner: Indomitable trainer, soccer mastermind, Ivy League grad

Before those males grew to become legends, they met in 1907 on the Carlisle Indian commercial university in Pennsylvania, the place they solid one of many winningest groups in American soccer heritage. referred to as "the staff that invented football," they took at the top rivals in their day, defeating even more privileged colleges resembling Harvard and the military in a sequence of breathtakingly shut calls, genius performs, and bone-crushing not easy work.

A 2017 Horn Book–Boston Globe Nonfiction Honor Book

This thoroughly-researched and documented publication should be labored into a number of points of the typical middle curriculum.

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