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Florence Griffith Joyner / written by Rita Williams-Garcia ; interior illustrations by Gillian Flint.

Williams-Garcia, Rita, (author.). Flint, Gillian, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J B G853w (Text) 33126024836409 J New Biography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B G853w (Text) 33126024836383 J New Biography Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch J B G853w (Text) 33126024836391 JBiography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593115954 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0593115953 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780593115961
  • ISBN: 0593115961
  • Physical Description: 59 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Inspired by She persisted by Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger."--Title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 54-59).
Formatted Contents Note:
A girl called Dee Dee -- Everything! -- Inches away -- Bittersweet -- Going for the gold -- Dreams and beyond -- How you can persist.
Summary, etc.:
"Considered the fastest woman of all time, Florence Griffith Joyner, also known as Flo-Jo, set two world records in 1988 that still stand today. But getting there wasn't easy, and Flo-Jo had to overcome many challenges along the way. She succeeded in achieving her dreams, and inspired creative self-expression and a new generation of athletes as she did." -- inside front jacket flap.
"A chapter book biography of Florence Griffith Joyner, part of the She Persisted series"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 6-9 Philomel Books.
Grades 2-3 Philomel Books.
Subject: Griffith Joyner, Florence Delorez, 1960-
Runners (Sports) > United States > Biography.
African American women > Biography.

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