Babe Didrikson: Athlete of the Century

Babe Didrikson: Athlete of the Century


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780147514653
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 01/08/2015
Series: Women of Our Time Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 1,341,204
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

R. R. Knudson (1932–2008) wrote stories about girls and women in sports. She is best known for her series of Zan novels, Zanballer (Delacorte, 1972), Zanbanger (Harper, 1977), Zanboomer (Harper, 1978), and Zan Hagen’s Marathon (Farrar Straus & Giroux 1984).

Ted Lewin grew up in Buffalo, New York. He is the author/illustrator of over 100 books for children. In 1994, he was awarded a Caldecott Honor for his picture book Peppe the Lamplighter.

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"Written with gusto and enthusiam.... Most welcome."
School Library Journal
“A thoughtful, well-rounded, and highly readable portrait guaranteed to spark interest in Babe Didrikson and other women athletes, past and present.”

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