Biography for Queen of the Track : Alice Coachman: Olympic High-Jump Champion


Boyd Brew
Heather Lang, a former public-health attorney, was inspired by Alice Coachman's indomitable spirit. This is her first picture book. She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Floyd Cooper is a recipient of the 2009 Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration as well as three Coretta Scott King Honors, ten ALA Notables, and an NAACP Image Award, among other honors. He lives in Easton, Pennsylvania.


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Perseus Publishing
Heather Lang, a former public-health attorney, was inspired by Alice Coachman's indomitable spirit. This is her first picture book. She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Floyd Cooper is a recipient of the 2009 Coretta Scot


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