The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon
Illustrator: Susanna Chapman
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.
JLG Release: Oct 2017
Awards & Honors
2018 Amelia Bloomer List: Early Readers, Nonfiction
CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Historical People, Places, and Events
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Kirkus Reviews*, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal
10 3/4" x 9"
Level 3.7; Points: 0.5;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 3.4; Points: 3;