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Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon

Chaffee, Kim (author.). Rooney, Ellen, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J B S979c (Text) 33126022729416 JBiography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B S979c (Text) 33126022729408 JBiography Checked out 06/01/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 1624146546
  • ISBN: 9781624146541
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: Salem, Massachusetts : Page Street Kids, 2019.

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General Note: "Distributed by Macmillan"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliography.
Summary, etc.: 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 influential power to get readers into running. An excellent choice for sports fans, New Englanders, young dreamers, and competitive girls and boys alike.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 8 to 12.
Subject: Marathon running United States Biography
Women runners United States Biography
Boston Marathon History
Switzer, Kathrine
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