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Author Coulson, Art, 1961- author
Title Unstoppable : how Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School football team defeated Army / written by Art Coulson : illustrated by Nick Hardcastle
Published North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint, c2018
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Rodman Main Child Biography  T519c    AVAILABLE
Descript 39 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 x 29 cm
Series Encounter: narrative nonfiction picture books
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 39)
Summary In the autumn of 1912, the football team from Carlisle Indian Industrial School took the field at the U.S. Military Academy, home to the bigger, stronger, and better-equipped West Point Cadets. Sportswriters billed the game as a sort of rematch, pitting against each other the descendants of U.S. soldiers and American Indians who fought on the battlefield only 20 years earlier. But for lightning-fast Jim Thorpe and the other Carlisle players, that day's game was about skill, strategy, and determination. Known for unusual formations and innovative plays, the Carlisle squad was out to prove just one thing -- that it was the best football team in all the land
Audience Interest age level: 6-10
Subject Thorpe, Jim, 1887-1953 -- Juvenile literature
United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.) -- Football -- History -- Juvenile literature
United States Military Academy -- Football -- History -- Juvenile literature
Indian athletes -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Football players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Football -- History -- Juvenile literature
Alt Author Hardcastle, Nick, 1957- illustrator
ISBN 9781543504064
154350406X

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