A painter and a teller of stories

Jim Thorpe’s Bright Path

by S.D. Nelson

The legendary Native American athlete Jim Thorpe (1888-1953), a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, rose to world fame as a mythic talent who excelled at every sport and was voted the Greatest Football Player and Greatest Athlete of the Half-Century. Thorpe was one of a kind, but despite his colossal skills his life was a struggle against the odds. This biography, illustrated by Nelson, focuses on Thorpe’s early childhood and the influences that shaped his remarkable abilities and his future. For readers ages 6-11.

ISBN: 9781643790107

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