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Author Poletti, Frances, author.

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

Publication Info. Seattle, WA : Compendium, Inc., [2017]
©2017

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 92 GIBB,B POL    Available
Description 1 volume (unpaged, approximately 39 pages, several folded out) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "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 Text in English.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Gibb, Roberta Louise, 1942- -- Juvenile literature.
Boston Marathon -- Juvenile literature.
Gibb, Roberta Louise, 1942- -- Juvenile literature.
Boston Marathon -- Juvenile literature.
Women runners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Marathon races -- Juvenile literature.
Women runners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Marathon races -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Chapman, Susanna, illustrator.
Yee, Kristina, author.
ISBN 9781943200474 (hardback)
1943200475 (hardback)

 
    
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