The Quickest Kid in Clarksville

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Product Details

Price
$16.98  $15.62
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.1 X 0.5 X 11.0 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781452129365
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About the Author

Pat Zietlow Miller began her writing career in college as a sports reporter and has had a fascination with Wilma Rudolph ever since. Pat is the author of several picture books and lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

Frank Morrison is the Coretta Scott King Honor Award-winning illustrator of many books for young people. He lives Atlanta, Georgia.

Reviews

"Sweet and inspiring."--Kirkus Reviews
"All children will relate to the powerful lessons about jealousy, determination, confidence, dreams, and friendship."--Booking Mana
"A story about teamwork and determination."--Publishers Weeky
"Gentle tribute to the legend of the pathbreaking African-American sprinter Wilma Rudolph."--The New York Times
"Partly a book about kids learning to make friends, and partly a history lesson about Wilma Rudolph."--Design Mom
"A story with spunk to spare."--Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast
"There's a lot of sass and attitude inside this book, and charm all over."--Las Vegas Review Journal
"Ratty old sneakers and a little competition won't keep Alta from running toward her Olympic dream."--FamilyFun Magazine
"An engaging, lively story."-The Horn Book Magazine
"A spunky tribute to friendship and determination."--Champagne-Urbana News Gazette
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