Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Kokila
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
11.2 X 9.1 X 0.4 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780525555094

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About the Author

Simran Jeet Singh loves sports and signed up for his first marathon after being inspired by Fauja Singh -- and like Fauja, he hasn't stopped running since. Simran is an activist, writer, and scholar who believes deeply in the divine goodness of all people. He was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, and now lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.

Baljinder Kaur is an illustrator and storyteller. She enjoys observing, exploring, and expressing the simple joys and often seemingly ordinary details of life around her through mixed media. FAUJA SINGH KEEPS GOING is her first trade picture book. Learn more about her work at www.baljinderkaur.com.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR FAUJA SINGH KEEPS GOING

An NPR Best Book of 2020
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2020
A Chicago Public Library Best Informational Book for Younger Readers of 2020
A 2021 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List pick
A University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Best Book for Young Readers 2020
A Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominee 2022
A 2021-2022 VA READS Picture Book Winner

International Literacy Association Notable Book for a Global Society 2021

"Uplifting." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
"[An] engaging picture book... with an inspirational message and strong cultural content." --School Library Journal
"A powerful and utterly unique biography about a modern hero of great character and perseverance through disability, adversity, bigotry, and personal loss." --Booklist
"An inspirational story about persevering in the face of hardship." -Kirkus Reviews