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Girl running : Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon

Author: Annette Bay Pimentel; Micha Archer
Publisher: New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Because Bobbi Gibb is a girl, she's not allowed to run on her school's track team. But after school, no one can stop her--and she's free to run endless miles to her heart's content. She is told no yet again when she tries to enter the Boston Marathon in 1966, because the officials claim that it's a man's race and that women are just not capable of running such a long distance. So what does Bobbi do? She bravely sets  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Roberta Louise Gibb; Roberta Louise Gibb; Roberta Louise Gibb
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Bay Pimentel; Micha Archer
ISBN: 9781101996683 1101996684
OCLC Number: 1021879666
Target Audience: Age 5-8.; K to Grade 3.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Annette Bay Pimentel ; illustrated by Micha Archer.

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The inspiring story of Bobbi Gibb, the first female to run the Boston Marathon in 1966, comes to life in stunningly vivid collage illustrations. Full color.  Read more...

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* "Pimentel tenders the story of Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to (surreptitiously) run the classic Boston Marathon, with illustrations that pay close attention to the route along the way. . . . It is Read more...

 
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