REVIEW: Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team

Elementary school librarian, School Library Journal reviewer, and Round 1 judge Heidi Grange wrote today’s featured blog review. She blogs at Geo Librarian, and a few months ago she reviewed Junior High Nonfiction finalist Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin:

While the book focuses on football and the impact that the Carlisle Indian School’s football team made on the sport, there are other themes in the book. It was hard to read about the school itself and it’s goal of ‘civilizing’ the Indian children put into their care.

Read the full review here.

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