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Boys in the Boat : The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics

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A beloved story about the Greatest Generationfreshly adapted for the next generationBerlin, 1936. The Olympic finals of the eight-oared rowing race. Germany, Italy, USA. The American boat touches the finish line first, beating all odds and sending ****** away in a silent rage. In the midst of the Great Depression, the nine rowers showed the world what true grit really meant. They were western, working-class boys who never expected to beat the elite teams of the East Coast and Great Britain, yet they did. At the center of the tale is Joe Rantz, whose personal struggleand ultimate triumphcaptures the spirit of his generation, the one that would prove in the coming years that the ****** could not prevail over American determination and optimism.This deeply emotional yet easily accessible middle-grade adaptation of the New York Times bestsellingThe Boys in the Boat shows readers how we can find hope in the most desperate of times.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 227.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Daniel James Brown
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2015
TCIN: 21512301
UPC: 9780451475923
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-1215

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