Cover with drawing of Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens (Little People, Big Dreams)

by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara Author and Anna Katharina Jansen Illustrator

Discover the life of Jesse Owens, the great Olympic athlete and track and field star, with this picture book biography for kids ages 4-7. Learn how Jesse went from helping out in the Alabama cotton fields as a child, then was discovered by his high school track coach after the family moved to Cleveland, Ohio. Jesse Owens went on to set new world records and challenge racism on the world stage in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, and this book shows how like every great person, Jesse began life as a child with a dream.

(This book may contain a sharpie mark on the top or bottom edge and may show mild signs of shelfwear.)