The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

by Frances Poletti, Kristina Yee

Illustrations by Susanna Chapman

First Release:

October 2017

ISBN: 9781943200474

When Bobbi Gibb saw the Boston Marathon her mind was set—she had to be part of it. This picture book tells the true story of how she broke the rules in 1966, and through grit and determination, changed the world. Further information about Bobbi Gibb. Time line. Full-color illustrations rendered in soy inks.

  • ISBN: 9781943200474
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Compendium
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 10 3/4" x 9"
    Authors: Frances Poletti, Kristina Yee
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.7, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.4, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 600L
    Awards & Honors: 2018 Amelia Bloomer List: Early Readers, Nonfiction
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Historical People, Places, and Events
    Genre: Nonfic
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