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Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon

Author: Kim Chaffee; Ellen Rooney
Publisher: Salem, Massachusetts : Page Street Kids, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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"Kathrine Switzer changed the world of running. This narrative biography follows Kathrine from running laps as a girl in her backyard to becoming the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with official race numbers in 1967. Her inspirational true story is for anyone willing to challenge the rules. The compelling collage art adds to the kinetic action of the story. With tension and heart, this biography has the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biographies
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Kathrine Switzer; Kathrine Switzer; Kathrine Switzer
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Chaffee; Ellen Rooney
ISBN: 9781624146541 1624146546
OCLC Number: 1033634356
Notes: "Distributed by Macmillan"--T.p. verso.
Target Audience: 008-012.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Responsibility: Kim Chaffee ; illustrated by Ellen Rooney.

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*"Fearless indeed. A biography that goes the distance!" --Kirkus Reviews, starred review*"Chaffee's effective telling of Switzer's iconic story emphasizes persistence, ambition, and discipline... Read more...

 
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