Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper

Author: Malaspina, Ann. Illus. by Eric Velasquez. 2011. Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co. PreS-Gr.2.


Alice Coachman teaches herself to high jump and becomes the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal.




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bloomer.jpg The Amelia Bloomer Book List
The Amelia Bloomer Project, a committee of the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table, compiles the Amelia Bloomer List, an annual annotated book list (or bibliography) of well-written and well-illustrated books with significant feminist content, intended for young readers (ages birth through 18).
2013 - Selection(s)