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Jim Thorpe, Carlisle Indian

Wilbur J. Gobrecht

Jim Thorpe, Carlisle Indian

by Wilbur J. Gobrecht

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Published by Cumberland County Historical Society in [Carlisle, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Thorpe, Jim, 1887-1953.,
    • Athletes -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Indian athletes -- Biography.,
    • Indians of North America -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 24-25.

      Statementby Wilbur J. Gobrecht.
      ContributionsCumberland County Historical Society (Pa.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV697.T5 G6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 p.
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4587633M
      LC Control Number77281403

      Native American Jim Thorpe became a super athlete and Olympic gold medalist. Indomitable coach Pop Warner was a football mastermind. In at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, they forged one of the winningest teams in American football : Sheinkin, Steve.   A New York Times Notable Children's Book A Washington Post Best Book Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story—and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures/5(9).

      Jim was actually born a twin, but his brother Charlie died at the age of nine. His Indian name, Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to “Bright Path,” something that Thorpe definitely had ahead of him. In , Thorpe started school at Carlisle Industrial Indian School in Pennsylvania. Author Steve Sheinkin’s new book is: Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team - the story of a group of young men who came together at that school, the overwhelming.

        Drawing on meticulous research, Bruchac (Wabi) presents Jim Thorpe's ( ) complex story, focusing on his years at Haskell and Carlisle Indian Schools, as a kind of imagined autobiography. Thorpe excelled at football, baseball and track, winning two gold medals in the Olympics for the latter/5(17).   Carlisle player and football great Jim Thorpe (right) receives the ball. With the Carlisle single wing, anything could happen: a run, pass .


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Jim Thorpe, Carlisle Indian by Wilbur J. Gobrecht Download PDF EPUB FB2

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story—and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures.

Expertly told by three-time National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin /5(63). Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story—and more.

It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures.

It's important to note that Jim Thorpe was a Native American and went to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. That's another book for another discussion. I have been to Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, and I have driven by his tomb and statue next to the road/5(66).

A Washington Post Best Book. Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story—and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures/5(4).

Before reading this book, I had only a very basic knowledge of Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School. Anderson's book gives a fascinating account of the origin and growth of the school and the role Jim Thorpe played in its football team's rise 4/5.

Parents need to know that Undefeated is a nonfiction history book by Steve Sheinkin, author of Bomb and The Port Chicago It depicts the early days of college football, focusing on Native American athlete Jim Thorpe, coach Glenn "Pop" Warner, and the men who joined them as members of the Carlisle Indians.5/5.

Jim Thorpe: super athlete, Olympic gold medalist, Native American. Pop Warner: indomitable coach, football mastermind, Ivy League grad. Before these men became legends, they met in at the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, where they forged one of the winningest teams in the history of Americas favorite sport/5.

Undefeated Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team. When superstar athlete Jim Thorpe and football legend Pop Warner met in 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. Jim Thorpe was an extraordinary athlete, a Native American who became an Olympic gold medalist. Pop Warner was an Ivy League graduate, an indomitable coach, and a football these men became legends in their own right, they met in at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, where they forged one of the most.

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin Middle School, High School Roaring Brook pp. 1/17 $ e-book ed. $ Football icon Jim Thorpe is the indisputable star of Undefeated, although other compelling narratives come into play, including those of the Author: Patrick Gall.

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team - Ebook written by Steve Sheinkin. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team/5(9).

It was a harsh, alien world, and only a small percentage of students ever graduated. The child of a Sac and Fox/Irish father and Potawatomi/French-Canadian mother, Jim Thorpe grew up in a mix of white and Indian culture and was better prepared than many when he entered Carlisle at the age of   In “Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team,” Steve Sheinkin recounts those mythical seasons and the remarkable performances of Thorpe, a man frequently considered Author: Carvell Wallace.

nolead ends What most people know about the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania can be summed up in a single name: Jim Thorpe.

It was at Carlisle that Thorpe first showed the speed and strength that won him acclaim as the world's greatest athlete. Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story—and more.

It's an unflinching look at the U.S. government's violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures.

Diana, WCPL staff member reviews this Children's non-fiction title "Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team" by Steve Sheinkin. Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story―and more.

It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures.

Expertly told by three-time National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin, it’s the story of a group of young men. Children’s History Book Prize Finalist Interview: Steve Sheinkin on “Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team” April 6, by Staff Leave a Comment This post is part II of our four-part series on this year’s finalists for our annual Children’s History Book Prize.

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story―and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to Pages:   Cons: Due to the picture book format, a lot of the more interesting (and in some cases, horrifying) details are omitted.

For a more comprehensive picture, read Steve Sheinkin’s Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team. If you would like to buy this book on Amazon, click here. A New York Times Notable Children's Book A Washington Post Best Book.

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team is an astonishing underdog sports story—and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures.

A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story for middle grade readers about how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team, from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Award recipient Steve Sheinkin.“Sheinkin has made a career of finding extraordinary stories in.

I first heard of Jim Thorpe when the book Undefeated: The Story of Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team made its way onto this year’s NC Middle School Battle of the Books list. This book is so much more than a story about a great football player and his team.

This book is about coach Glenn “Pop” Warner, Jim Thorpe, and the treatment of .