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Sakamoto's swim club : how a teacher led an unlikely team to victory / written by Julie Abery ; illustrated by Chris Sasaki.

Abery, Julie, (author.). Sasaki, Chris (Illustrator), (illustrator.).

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J B S158a (Text) 33126024700308 J New Biography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B S158a (Text) 33126024700324 J New Biography Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch J B S158a (Text) 33126024700316 JBiography Checked out 09/18/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781525300318 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1525300318 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
Simple rhymes and lush illustrations inspired by the sugar plantations of 1930s Maui combine in the lesser-known story of a dedicated science teacher, Soichi Sakamoto, who used innovative techniques to coach his Hawaiian swimming team all the way to the Olympics​.
Subject: Sakamoto, Soichi, 1906-1997.
Swim teams > Hawaii > Maui > History.
Swimming > Hawaii > Maui > History.

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