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She persisted in sports : American Olympians who changed the game / written by Chelsea Clinton ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.

Clinton, Chelsea, (author.). Boiger, Alexandra, (illustrator.).
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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Series Information

She persisted
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Bookmobile BKM J920 CLI (Text) 39230032055228 Bookmobile Books Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV 796.092 CLINTON (Text) 37500004704439 New Items Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW E CLI (Text) 70743000177536 Picture Books Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City JE 796.0194 CLINTON (Text) 30403002414324 Childrens - New Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield j796.0194 Clinton (Text) 78292000388594 Children's New Book Collection In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593114544
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"Stories of American woman Olympians who persisted and succeeded against the odds"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8
Grades 2-3
Subject: Women athletes > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women
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  • Penguin Putnam
    From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athletes who overcame and inspired--just in time for the Olympics!

    Throughout history, women have been told that they couldn't achieve their dreams, no matter how hard they tried. Women athletes have faced their own unique set of challenges, across countless sports and levels of play. In this third She Persisted book, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to women who have excelled in their sports because of their persistence. 

    She Persisted in Sports is a book for everyone who has ever aimed for a goal and been told it wasn't theirs to hit, for everyone who has ever raced for a finish line that seemed all too far away, and for everyone who has ever felt small or unimportant while out on the field.

    Alexandra Boiger's vibrant artwork accompanies this inspiring text that shows readers of all ages that, no matter what obstacles come their way, they have the power to persist and succeed.

    This book features: Margaret Ives Abbott, Gertrude Ederle, Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, Wilma Rudolph, Jean Driscoll, Mia Hamm (and the 1996 Olympic soccer team), Kristi Yamaguchi, Venus and Serena Williams, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings, Diana Taurasi, Simone Biles, Ibtihaj Muhammad and Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux.

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