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
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About the Author and Illustrator
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.