The boys in the boat : the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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The boys in the boat : the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics

Author: Gregory Mone; Daniel James Brown
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Mone; Daniel James Brown
ISBN: 9780147516855 0147516854 9780605954533 0605954534
OCLC Number: 1023783331
Notes: "This work is based on The boys in the boat: Nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics"--Title page verso.
Originally published: New York : Viking, 2015.
Includes index.
"Features an interview with the author, bonus material, and never-before-seen photos"--Page 4 of cover.
Target Audience: 6.9; Ages 10 up; 5-9
Description: xi, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Only nine seats --
A dream life shattered --
A thousand and one small things --
Life in exile --
Making the climb --
Another chance at a home --
A rare and sacred thing --
Going it alone --
Part of a single thing --
A broken machine --
The makings of something exceptional --
Almost without pain --
Stay out of our life --
Driven nearly to madness --
Battle in California --
Rage, fear, and uncertainty --
Difficult and dangerous work --
The parts that really matter --
A truth to come to terms with --
Finding their swing --
Save, save, save --
Here's where we take California --
Rowing for liberty --
Fighting, fuming, and coming together --
A game of cat and mouse --
In the race of their lives --
Epilogue --
Timeline of events --
The art of rowing.
Responsibility: Daniel James Brown ; adapted for young readers by Gregory Mone.

Abstract:

Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics.

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