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Cline-Ransome, Lesa.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2004.
IL 3-6, RL 5.8
ISBN 0689831595
Have any of you heard of Lance Armstrong?  Can you tell me what he is famous for?  Yes, bicycle riding.  He has won some of the major races around the world.  Now, have any of you heard of Major Marshall Taylor?  Probably not.  He was also a bicycle racer.  But he lived over a hundred years ago.  He was the first Black racer to win national awards.  As a matter of fact, during the time he was racing, many races banned Black athletes altogether.  Find out about this amazing man in Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist.
Non fiction SUBJECTS:     Taylor, Major, 1878-1932.
                        African Americans -- Biography.


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