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Major Taylor, champion cyclist

by Lesa Cline-Ransome

  • 196 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taylor, Major, 1878-1932,
  • Taylor, Major, 1878-1932,
  • Cyclists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American cyclists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Bicyclists,
  • African Americans -- Biography

  • About the Edition

    Introduces the life of the African American bicycle racer who won the 1899 World Championship title.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustrated by James E. Ransome.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Biography.
    ContributionsRansome, James, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1051.T3 C55 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3951523M
    ISBN 100689831595
    LC Control Number2001045897

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In this picture book biography, Lesa Cline-Ransom and James E. Ransome recreate Taylor's journey from a bicycle shop stunt boy to a world champion who battled racism by winning races/5.

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NPR's Steve Inskeep goes back in cycling history with Michael Kranish, whose new book is "The World's Fastest Man: The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor. Cyclist Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor began racing professionally when he was 18 years old. ByTaylor held several major world records and competed in events around the : World champion at One of the first black athletes to become world champion in any sport 1-mile record holder American sprint champion in, triumphant tours of Europe and Australia Victories against all European championsUntil now a forgotten, shadowy figure, Marshall Walter "Major" Taylor is here revealed as one of the early sports world's 5/5(1).

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Illustrated by James E. Ransome. Hardcover. Fixed Layout eBook. LIST PRICE $Released on: Janu   Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist by Lesa Cline-Ransome, James E. Ransome and daring speed — transformed himself into the extraordinary Major Taylor is chronicled in this inspiring biography.

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