Sakamoto's Swim Club: How a Teacher Led an Unlikely Team to Victory

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Kids Can Press
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.3 X 8.75 X 0.45 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781525300318

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About the Author

Julie Abery is a children's author and early childhood educator. Originally from England, she has spent half of her life living in Europe, immersing herself in new languages and cultures. She currently lives in Switzerland.

Reviews

A vibrant, original picture book.--Booklist, starred review
Exudes inspiration and dedication.--Kirkus Reviews
... sure to appeal to young readers and is a great contribution to sports history as well as Hawaiian history.--School Library Journal
Chris Sasaki's vibrant and detailed images perfectly complement Julie Abery's sparse rhyming narrative to tell the story of this unconventional coach who led a group of kids ... [to] the Olympics ...--Honolulu Magazine
Abery tells the story in tight, driving verse ... Sasaki supplies detail in gracefully composed spreads ...--Publishers Weekly
A brief but compelling introduction to an unlikely sports hero.--Horn Book
It's a heartening story, concisely told in verse and illustrated with rugged, energetic digital art.--Booklist Online