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Author Macy, Sue.
Title Trudy's big swim : how Gertrude Ederle swam the English Channel and took the world by storm / by Sue Macy ; illustrated by Matt Collins.
Pub Info New York : Holiday House, [2017]
book jacket
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 792.2 MAC     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 792.2 MAC     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 797.2 MAC     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 36 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Audience AD980L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.9 0.5 0.5 187660
Summary Tells the story of Gertrude Ederle's 1926 swim across the English Channel, describing how she overcame difficult environmental, physical, and cultural challenges to become the first woman to establish her historic record.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 34-35).
Subject Ederle, Gertrude, 1906-2003 -- Juvenile literature.
Ederle, Gertrude, 1906-2003.
Swimmers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women swimmers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women swimmers.
Women -- Biography.
United States.
Add Author Collins, Matt, illustrator.
ISBN 9780823436651 (hardcover)
0823436659 (hardcover)
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