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Surfer of the century : the life of Duke Kahanamoku

Author: Ellie Crowe; Richard Waldrep
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A brief biography of Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, five-time Olympic swimming champion from the early 1900s who is also considered worldwide as the 'father of modern surfing'"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Duke Kahanamoku; Duke Kahanamoku; Duke Kahanamoku; Duke Kahanamoku
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellie Crowe; Richard Waldrep
ISBN: 9781584302766 1584302763 9781600604614 1600604617
OCLC Number: 76261704
Awards: Bluebonnet award, 2010-2011
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 25 x 29 cm
Other Titles: Life of Duke Kahanamoku
Responsibility: by Ellie Crowe ; illustrations by Richard Waldrep.
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"A brief biography of Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, five-time Olympic swimming champion from the early 1900s who is also considered worldwide as the 'father of modern surfing'"--Provided by publisher.

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