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Roberta Gibb / by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Monique Dong.

Calkhoven, Laurie, (author.). Dong, Monique, (illustrator.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Covington Branch J B G437c (Text) 33126022846483 JBiography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B G437c (Text) 33126022846475 JBiography Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch J B G437c (Text) 33126024482436 JBiography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534409729 (lib. bdg)
  • ISBN: 1534409726
  • ISBN: 9781534409712
  • ISBN: 1534409718
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Simon Spotlight edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon Spotlight, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [2018]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Introduces the life and achievements of the first woman to run the Boston Marathon in 1966.
Subject: Gibb, Roberta Louise, 1942-
Boston Marathon > History.
Women runners > Massachusetts > Biography.
Women runners.
Women > Biography.

Laurie Calkhoven is the author of many books, including George Washington: An American Life and Harriet Tubman: Leading the Way to Freedom. She lives in New York City. Visit her at

Monique Dong studied to become an animator, but soon realized she had a love for illustrating children's books and has been following that dream ever since. Born in South Africa, she now lives in China with her husband and baby boy.

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