Jesse Owens:Fastest Man Alive by Carole Boston Weatherford

Segregation, being poor, or Hitler could not stop Jesse Owens from winning four Olympic gold medals in 1936. Read about his remarkable story in Jesse Owens Fastest Man Alive by Carole Boston Weatherford. Pastel illustrations by Eric Velasquez illuminate the struggle of Jesse Owens as he runs past signs that read Colored and White in his segregated hometown and triumph when he climbs the winners stand in Berlin to accept his gold medals.