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Unstoppable : how Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School defeated the Army /

Coulson, Art 1961- (author.). Hardcastle, Nick, 1957- (illustrator.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Chester - Main Library J 796.092 COU (Text) 35301003249316 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library J 796.092 Coulson (Text) 33172004335715 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch J796.092 COULSON (Text) 33205012058950 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781543504064
  • ISBN: 154350406X
  • Physical Description: print
    39 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Editions, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: 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 Points 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.
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
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.
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