Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football team

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Roaring Brook Press,
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c2017.
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English
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America's favorite sport and Native American history collide in this thrilling true story of the legendary Carlisle Indians football team and their rise from underdogs to champions.
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9781596439542
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full_title undefeated jim thorpe and the carlisle indian school football team
author sheinkin steve
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display_description "A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story of how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team"-- 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. Native American Jim Thorpe became a super athlete and Olympic gold medalist. Indomitable coach Pop Warner was a football mastermind.
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subject_facet Thorpe, Jim, -- 1887-1953 -- Juvenile literature, United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.) -- Football -- Juvenile literature, Warner, Glenn S. -- (Glenn Scobey), -- 1871-1954 -- Juvenile literature
table_of_contents Tryout -- First half -- The star -- The coach -- The game -- The school -- Alien world -- The team -- Restless disposition -- Carlisle vs. the big four -- Charlie -- The Carlisle rut -- Football imagination -- New team -- Carlisle vs. Pennsylvania -- Wild horses -- Haughty crimson -- Before and after -- Football on trial -- High jump -- Second half -- The forward pass -- Carlisle against the world -- Modern football -- Crossroads -- The quarterback -- All in -- Carlisle vs. Harvard -- All-American -- Stockholm -- One more year -- Into the whirlwind -- Football evolution -- Carlisle vs. Army -- Last games -- Brutal business -- Undefeated -- Epilogue: back on top.
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title Undefeated : Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football team
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
title_short Undefeated :
title_sort undefeated jim thorpe and the carlisle indian school football team
title_sub Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football team