Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist - Lesa Cline-Ransome

Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist

By Lesa Cline-Ransome

  • Release Date - Published: 2012-08-21
  • Book Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Author: Lesa Cline-Ransome
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Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist Lesa Cline-Ransome read online review & book description:

Discover the inspiring true story of extraordinary professional cyclist Major Taylor in this nonfiction picture book from Coretta Scott King Award winners Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome.

In 1891, Marshall Taylor could ride his bike forward, backward, even perched on the handlebars. When his stunts landed him a job at the famous Indiana bike shop Hay and Willits, folks were amazed that a thirteen-year-old black boy could be such a crackerjack cyclist.

Little Marshall Taylor would use his dedication, undeniable talent, and daring speed to transform himself into Major Taylor, turning pro at the age of eighteen, winning the world championship title just three years later, and battling racism and the odds to become a true American hero.

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