Trudy’s Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam the English Channel and Took the World by Storm

by Sue Macy

Illustrations by Matt Collins

Trudy’s Big Swim is the harrowing, captivating, and unforgettable story of a defining moment in sports history—and the courageous athlete who made it happen. Afterword. Bibliography. Source list. Full-color multi-media illustrations.

ISBN: 9780823436651

JLG Release: March 2017

JLG Member Price

Sports Elementary

Grades 2-6


14 books / $15.80 a book

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    Hardcover edition


    Holiday House

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    9" x 11"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 5.9, Points: 0.5


    Level: AD980L

    Awards & Honors

    2018 Capitol Choices, Ages Zero to Seven
    2018 Amelia Bloomer List: Early Readers, Nonfiction
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, Middle
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Historical People, Places, and Events



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