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The girl who ran : Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon

Author: Frances Poletti; Susanna Chapman; Kristina Yee
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Compendium, Inc., [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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"In 1966, the world believed it was impossible for a woman to run the Boston Marathon. Bobbi Gibb was determined to prove them wrong. She said she would do it, she wasn't a liar; she'd show them by running like the wind in the fire."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Roberta Louise Gibb; Roberta Louise Gibb; Roberta Louise Gibb
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Poletti; Susanna Chapman; Kristina Yee
ISBN: 9781943200474 1943200475
OCLC Number: 986238065
Language Note: Text in English.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged, approximately 39 pages, several folded out) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: written by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee ; illustrated by Susanna Chapman.

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"In 1966, the world believed it was impossible for a woman to run the Boston Marathon. Bobbi Gibb was determined to prove them wrong. She said she would do it, she wasn't a liar; she'd show them by running like the wind in the fire."--Back cover.

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