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Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story
Author: Paula Yoo
Illustrator: Dom Lee
Country/Culture:
Language: English
Type of Product: Hardcover Book
Item Number: AA246W
Retail Price: $16.95
ISBN Number: 9781584302476
Description: This inspirational biography recognizes the life of the first Asian American to win an Olympic gold medal, at the 1948 Games in London. Even though he grew up in California when "people of color" were only allowed to use the public swimming pools one day a week, Lee was never discouraged from his dream. In college, he made an agreement with his father that he would keep good enough grades to enter medical school, but continue to enter diving competitions. Yoo brings the biography to a dramatic conclusion with the 16 seconds of a three-and-a-half somersault dive. Lee's painterly illustrations give texture and depth to the full-page spreads. More than a story about discrimination and unfair treatment, this story shows one young man's determination and resolve toward accomplishing a goal in life.
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