In this range of Little People, Big Dreams books, discover the lives of outstanding people, all of them achieved incredible things, yet all began life as a little child with a big dream.
The youngest of ten children, Jesse grew up working in the cotton fields of Alabama. Discovered by his high school track and field coach, Jesse quickly rose to fame as an athlete. He went on to challenge racism on the world stage at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and made new world records. Athlete and activist, this inspiring story features a facts and photos section at the back.