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America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle

America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle

by David A. Adler Illustrated by Terry Widener
After winning three Olympic gold medals, Gertrude "Trudy" Ederle went on to become the first woman to cross the English Channel. Her accomplishments helped her become a leading figure in the early struggle for women's rights and made her a symbol of coura
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
3.4
Lexile Measure
580L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Gulliver Books
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag David A. Adler David A. Adler, creator of Cam Jansen and Andy Russell, has always been a dreamer. His other works include The Babe and I, and One Yellow Daffodil.
Terry Widener Terry Widener has illustrated several books for children, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man. He lives in McKinney, Texas.

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