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Author Poletti, Frances, author.

Title The girl who ran : Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon / written by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee ; illustrated by Susanna Chapman.

Publication Info. Seattle, WA : Compendium, Inc., ©2017


Location Call No. Status
 Burlington Public Library - Children's Department  JB GIBB    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Children's Department  PEOPLE & PLACES E GIB    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  JB GIBB P    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Children's Biographies  J B GIBB    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Children's Department  J BIO GIBB ROBERTA    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 796.42 GIBB    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Children's Department  JJ-B GIBB, BOBBI    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Children's Biography  J B-GIBB POL    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  JB GIBB    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Children's Department  J B GIBB    Check Shelf

Description unpaged [approximately 39 pages, several folded out] : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Summary "In 1966, the world believed it was impossible for a woman to run the Boston Marathon. Bobbi Gibb was determined to prove them wrong. She said she would do it, she wasn't a liar; she'd show them by running like the wind in the fire." -- back cover.
Language Text in English.
Subject Gibb, Roberta Louise, 1942- -- Juvenile literature.
Boston Marathon -- Juvenile literature.
Women runners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Marathon races -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Chapman, Susanna, illustrator.
Yee, Kristina, author.
ISBN 9781943200474 (hardback)
1943200475 (hardback)
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