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The Resource Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon, by Kim Chaffee ; illustrated by Ellen Rooney

Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon, by Kim Chaffee ; illustrated by Ellen Rooney

Label
Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon
Title
Her fearless run
Title remainder
Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon
Statement of responsibility
by Kim Chaffee ; illustrated by Ellen Rooney
Title variation
Her fearless run
Title variation remainder
Kathrine Switzers historic Boston Marathon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kathrine Switzer changed the world of running. This narrative biography follows Kathrine from running laps as a girl in her backyard to becoming the first woman to run the Boston Marathon with official race numbers in 1967. Her inspirational true story is for anyone willing to challenge the rules. The compelling collage art adds to the kinetic action of the story. With tension and heart, this biography has the influential power to get readers into running. An excellent choice for sports fans, New Englanders, young dreamers, and competitive girls and boys alike
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
OLA Best Bets, 2019
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10767182
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chaffee, Kim
Dewey number
  • 796.42092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages: 8 to 12
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rooney, Ellen
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Switzer, Kathrine
  • Boston Marathon
  • Switzer, Kathrine
  • Boston Marathon
  • Women runners
  • Marathon running
  • Marathon running
  • Women runners
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon
Label
Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon, by Kim Chaffee ; illustrated by Ellen Rooney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Distributed by Macmillan"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1033634356
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781624146541
Lccn
2018021030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1033634356
Label
Her fearless run : Kathrine Switzer's historic Boston Marathon, by Kim Chaffee ; illustrated by Ellen Rooney
Publication
Note
"Distributed by Macmillan"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1033634356
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781624146541
Lccn
2018021030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1033634356

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