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Author Hoyt, Megan, author.
Title Bartali's bicycle : the true story of Gino Bartali, Italy's secret hero / written by Megan Hoyt ; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno.
Pub Info New York, NY : Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]
©2021
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's-NEW  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Bartali     DUE 09-18-21
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J BIOGRAPHY Bartali     AVAILABLE
1 copy being processed for Falmouth-Children's Room.
Edition First edition.
Descript 33 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Gino Bartali pedaled across Italy for years, winning one cycling race after another, including the 1938 Tour de France. Gino became an international sports hero! But the next year, World War II began, and it changed everything. Soldiers marched into Italy. Tanks rolled down the cobbled streets of Florence. And powerful leaders declared that Jewish people should be arrested. To the entire world, Gino Bartali was merely a champion cyclist. But Gino's greatest achievement was something he never told a soul--that he secretly worked with the Italian resistance to save hundreds of Jewish men, women, and children, and others, from certain death, using the one thing no authority would question: his bicycle."--Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 4-8.
Subject Bartali, Gino, 1914-2000 -- Juvenile literature.
Tour de France (Bicycle race) -- Juvenile literature.
Bartali, Gino, 1914-2000.
Tour de France (Bicycle race)
Cyclists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Italy -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Italy -- Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Italy -- Juvenile literature.
Cyclists -- Italy -- Biography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Holocaust.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / Europe.
Italy -- History -- 1914-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Instructional and educational works.
Biographies.
Picture books.
Add Author Bruno, Iacopo, illustrator.
ISBN 9780062908117 (hardcover)
0062908111 (hardcover)
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