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Trudy's big swim : how Gertrude Ederle swam the English Channel and took the world by storm

by Macy, Sue (Author)

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Tells the story of Gertrude Ederle's 1926 swim across the English Channel, describing how she overcame difficult environmental, physical, and cultural challenges to become the first woman to establish her historic record. Full description

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Summary: Tells the story of Gertrude Ederle's 1926 swim across the English Channel, describing how she overcame difficult environmental, physical, and cultural challenges to become the first woman to establish her historic record.
Physical Description: 36 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 34-35).
ISBN: 9780823436651
0823436659
Author Notes: Sue Macy has written many critically acclaimed books about sports and fearless women. She lives in Englewood, New Jersey. Visit her at www.suemacy.com.

Matt Collins has illustrated numerous books for children. His art has also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Sports Illustrated for Kids. Visit him at www.mattcollins.com.

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