By Jim Gigliotti
From humble beginnings and a adolescence marked by way of sickness and poverty, Jesse Owens sprinted to Olympic gold. His good fortune within the 1936 Berlin video games used to be a victory for equality--and an affront to Nazi chief Adolf Hitler’s view of Aryan supremacy. The tale of this remarkable athlete will fascinate kids.
- find out about his near-death adventure at in basic terms five years old
- Relive the proper day whilst Jesse broke 3 global records—and equaled another
- See how an act of kindness to an opponent price him a race, yet gained enthusiasts’ hearts.
- keep on with his complete notable Olympic triumph
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