Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam The English Channel And Took The World By Storm by Sue MacyTrudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam The English Channel And Took The World By Storm by Sue Macy

Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam The English Channel And Took The World By Storm

bySue MacyIllustratorMatt Collins

Hardcover | February 28, 2017

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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. Time line, bibliography, source notes.

Sue Macy loves to write about sports and fearless women. Her books have been named ALA Notable Books, Best Books for Young Adults, and Booklist Editors' Choices. She lives in Englewood, New Jersey. Matt Collins has illustrated many children's books, including Basketball Belles by Sue Macy. His art appears in The New York Times, Scienti...
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Title:Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam The English Channel And Took The World By StormFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:Holiday House IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823436659

ISBN - 13:9780823436651

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