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Author Faust, Daniel R, author.

Title Ibtihaj Muhammad : Muslim American champion fencer and Olympian / Daniel R. Faust.

Publication Info. New York : PowerKids Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 796.862 Muhammad,I FAU    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 796.862 Muhammad,I FAU    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Series Breakout biographies
Breakout biographies.
Note Includes index.
Contents Meet Ibtihaj Muhammad -- Jersey Strong -- Joining the Team -- En Garde! -- Olympic Fencing -- Fencing in College -- Empowering Young Athletes -- Team USA -- The 2016 Summer Olympics -- Making History -- An American Symbol -- What the Future Holds -- Glossary -- Index -- Websites.
Summary The first Muslim American woman to wear a hijab while competing for the United States in the Olympics, Ibtihaj Muhammad has become a symbol of diversity and tolerance for America. Muhammad has broken the mold by becoming a standout female Muslim American athlete and is an inspiration to many. In 2016, Muhammad reached the high point of her fencing career so far, becoming the first female Muslim American athlete to earn a medal at the Olympic Games. Full-color photographs and a detailed timeline provide readers with essential information into Muhammad's life.
Subject Muhammad, Ibtihaj, 1985- -- Juvenile literature.
Muhammad, Ibtihaj, 1985-
Women fencers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Fencers -- United States -- Biography.
Women Olympic athletes -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women fencers.
Women Olympic athletes.
Muslim women.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781508160588 (paperback book)
1508160589 (paperback book)
9781508160601 (library bound book)
1508160600 (library bound book)

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