Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt

by Jeff Savage

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Overview

Usain Bolt has been the fastest runner in the world since the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Back then, the Jamaican sprinter won gold medals and set world records in three running events. In 2012, Usain set out to prove that he is still the world's fastest person during the Olympic Games in London, England. Once again, Usain took home three gold medals and set another world record. Learn more about Usain's journey from his childhood in western Jamaica to the top of the sports world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467710978
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Amazing Athletes Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Jeff Savage has written dozens of books for young readers. He lives in California and frequently visits schools around the country to talk to kids about his work.

Table of Contents

Olympic Legend 4

A Fill start 8

Comfortable at Home 12

Lightning Bolt 18

World's Fastest Human 23

Selected Career Highlights 29

Glossary 30

Further Reading & Websites 31

Index 32

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