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The girl who ran : Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon / written by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee ; illustrated by Susanna Chapman.

Poletti, Frances, (author.). Chapman, Susanna, (illustrator.). Yee, Kristina, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J B G437p (Text) 33126022190734 JBiography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B G437p (Text) 33126022190726 JBiography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781943200474
  • ISBN: 1943200475
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged, approximately 39 pages, several fold out) : color illustrations, 28 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Compendium, Inc., [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"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.
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: Gibb, Roberta Louise, 1942-
Boston Marathon.
Women runners > United States > Biography.
Marathon races.
Marathon running.

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