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Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team

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When superstar athlete Jim Thorpe and football legend Pop Warner met in 1904 at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, they forged one of the winningest teams in American football history. Called "the team that invented football," they took on the best opponents of their day, defeating much more privileged schools such as Harvard and the Army in a series of breathtakingly close calls, genius plays, and bone-crushing hard work. But this is not just an underdog story. It's an unflinching look at the persecution of Native Americans and its intersection with the beginning of one of the most beloved--and exploitative--pastimes in America, expertly told by nonfiction powerhouse Steve Sheinkin.
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9781596439542
9780553552812
9780553552799
9781596439559
9780553552829
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MG+
Level 6.8, 9 Points
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980L
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Full title undefeated jim thorpe and the carlisle indian school football team
Author sheinkin steve
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-21 23:05:26PM
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display_description Native American Jim Thorpe became a super athlete and Olympic gold medalist. Indomitable coach Pop Warner was a football mastermind. In 1907 at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, they forged one of the winningest teams in American football history. Called "the team that invented football," they took on the best opponents of their day, defeating much more privileged schools in a series of breathtakingly close calls, genius plays, and bone-crushing hard work. Sheinkin provides an true underdog sports story-- and an unflinching look at the U.S. government's violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Biographies, Thorpe, Jim, -- 1887-1953, United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.) -- Football, Warner, Glenn S. -- (Glenn Scobey), -- 1871-1954
title_display Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football team
title_full Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football team / Steve Sheinkin, Undefeated Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team, Undefeated--Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
title_short Undefeated :
title_sub Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Football, History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Sociology, Sports & Recreations, Thorpe, Jim, Warner, Glenn S