Fast Girls

Fast Girls This Story Will Hurl You Down The Track Of American History And Have You Rooting For Some Of The Toughest Underdogs Ever To Aspire To Olympic Gold Three Of The Fastest Girls In History Finally Get Their Day In The Sun, And We Get To Bask In Their Glory I Couldn T Put This One Down Kerri Maher, Author Of The Kennedy Debutante And The Girl In White GlovesAcclaimed Author Elise Hooper Explores The Gripping, Real Life History Of Female Athletes, Members Of The First Integrated Women S Olympic Team, And Their Journeys To The Summer Games In Berlin, Nazi GermanyThis Inspiring Story Is Based On The Real Lives Of Three Little Known Trailblazing Women Olympians Perfect For Readers Who Love Untold Stories Of Amazing Women, Such As The Only Woman In The Room, Hidden Figures, And The Lost Girls Of Paris In The Olympics, Chicago S Betty Robinson Competes As A Member Of The First Ever Women S Delegation In Track And Field Destined For Further Glory, She Returns Home Feted As America S Golden Girl Until A Nearly Fatal Airplane Crash Threatens To End EverythingOutside Of Boston, Louise Stokes, One Of The Few Black Girls In Her Town, Sees Competing As An Opportunity To Overcome The Limitations Placed On Her Eager To Prove That She Has What It Takes To Be A Champion, She Risks Everything To Join The Olympic TeamFrom Missouri, Helen Stephens, Awkward, Tomboyish, And Poor, Is Considered An Outcast By Her Schoolmates, But She Dreams Of Escaping The Hardships Of Her Farm Life Through Athletic Success Her Aspirations Appear Impossible Until A Chance Encounter Changes Her LifeThese Three Athletes Will Join With Others To Defy Society S Expectations Of What Women Can Achieve As Tensions Bring The United States And Europe Closer And Closer To The Brink Of War, Betty, Louise, And Helen Must Fight For The Chance To Compete As The Fastest Women In The World Amidst The Pomp And Pageantry Of The Nazi Sponsored Olympics In Berlin

Although a New Englander by birth and at heart , Elise now lives with her husband and two young daughters within stone skipping distance of the Pacific Northwest s Puget Sound When she s not writing, she s in her classroom making American history and literature interesting for high school students Follow Elise on Instagram to see of what she s reading elisehooper

➛ [KINDLE] ❅ Fast Girls  By Elise Hooper ➥ –
  • Paperback
  • 512 pages
  • Fast Girls
  • Elise Hooper
  • 27 October 2019
  • 9780062937995

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