Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team

by Steve Sheinkin

America’s favorite sport and Native American history team-up in this thrilling true story about one of the nation’s greatest football teams. Source notes. Works cited. Index. Black-and-white historical illustrations and photographs.

ISBN: 9781596439542

JLG Release: January 2017

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Sports High

Grades 9 & Up


12 books / $17.30 a book

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    Print Book


    Hardcover edition


    Roaring Brook

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    6" x 9"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 6.8, Points: 9


    Level: 980L

    Awards & Honors

    Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2019 Nominee Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Awards 2019 Nominee North Carolina Young Adult Book Award 2017 --2018 Nominee
    YALSA 2018 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers Nominee
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Historical People, Places, and Events
    Booklist 2017 Top 10 Books for Youth, Diverse Nonfiction & Sports
    2017 Children 's History Book Prize finalist
    2018 Capitol Choices, Ages Ten to Fourteen
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, Older
    Horn Book Fanfare List 2017, Nonfiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Teen Books
    Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Middle Grade Books
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Informational Books for Older Readers
    Booklist Top of the List Editor’s Choice, Nonfiction Older Readers
    New York Public Library Best Books for Teens 2017
    The Washington Post Best Books Children’s Books of 2017, Nonfiction

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