Jim Thorpe: super athlete, Olympic gold medalist, Native American. Pop Warner: indomitable coach, football mastermind, Ivy League grad. Before these men became legends, they met in 1907 at the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, where they forged one of the winningest teams in the history of America’s favorite sport. Called “the team that invented football,” Carlisle’s innovative squad challenged the greatest, most elite teams—Harvard, Yale, Army—audaciously vowing to take their place among the nation’s football powers.
Age Range: From 10 to 14
Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, January 2017
Product Dimensions: 9.2 L × 6.2 W × 0.9 H
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