Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper

Written by Ann Malaspina and Illustrated by Eric Valasquez

Meet Alice Coachman, whose parents think she needs to act more like a lady. Alice doesn’t give up running and jumping, though, and eventually becomes the first African-American woman to win a gold medal at the Olympics.

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Age Range 6 - 9 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
32
Publisher
Albert Whitman
Grade Level 1st - 4th
ISBN
9780807580356
Lexile AD600
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