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Trudy's Big Swim

How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm

Trudy's Big Swim( )
Author: Macy, Sue
Illustrator: Collins, Matt
ISBN:978-0-8234-3665-1
Publication Date:Feb 2017
Publisher:Holiday House, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

On the morning of August 6, 1926, Gertrude Ederle stood in her bathing suit on the beach at Cape Gris-Nez, France, and faced the churning waves of the English Channel. Twenty-one miles across the perilous waterway, the English coastline beckoned. Lyrical text, stunning illustrations and fascinating back matter put the reader right alongside Ederle in her bid to be the first woman to swim the Channel--and contextualizes her record-smashing victory as a defining moment in sports history....
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Book Details
Pages:40
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation
Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / Water Sports
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.31 x 11.27 x 0.33 Inches
Book Weight:0.93 Pounds



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