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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
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
Biography type
individual biography
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
LC call number
GV1061.15.S95
LC item number
C53 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rooney, Ellen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Switzer, Kathrine
  • Switzer, Kathrine
  • Boston Marathon
  • Boston Marathon
  • Women runners
  • Marathon running
  • Marathon running
  • Women runners
  • Authors, New Hampshire
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
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
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
  • (OCoLC)on1033634356
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
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
  • (OCoLC)on1033634356

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