Touch the Sky

Touch the Sky Cover

Touch the Sky

Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper

By Ann Malaspina; Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, Hardcover, 9780807580356, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2012

Description
A biography of the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, from her childhood in segregated Albany, Georgia, in the 1930s, through her recognition at the 1996 Olympics as one of the hundred best athletes in Olympic history. Includes bibliographical references. Full color.

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