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America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle
Contributor(s): Adler, David A. (Author), Widener, Terry (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0152052518     ISBN-13: 9780152052515
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2005
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Annotation: Vibrant, full-color illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel and a figure in the early women's rights movement. Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation - Water Sports
Dewey: B
LCCN: 98054954
Age Level: 4-7
Grade Level: Preschool-2
Lexile Measure: 800(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.13" H x 11" W x 9.06" (0.36 lbs) 32 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 20th Century
- Chronological Period - 21st Century
- Sex & Gender - Feminine
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/22/2005 pg. 67
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 39864
Reading Level: 4.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
Trudy Ederle loved to swim, and she was determined to be the best. At seventeen Trudy won three medals at the 1924 Olympics in Paris. But what she planned to do next had never been done by a woman: She would swim across the English Channel in fourteen hours and set a world record.

Contributor Bio(s): Adler, David A.: - DAVID ADLER has written more than a hundred books, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man and Mama Played Baseball. He lives on Long Island, New York.
 
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