Splash!: Ethelda Bleibtrey Makes Waves of Change


Ethelda Bleibtrey was a girl with guts who loved the water. As a child with polio in the early 1900s, swimming set her free. The water released her from her pain and helped her build strong muscle--and a powerful spirit. From then on, from the New York beaches to the choppy waters of the 1920 Olympics to the Central Park Reservoir, Ethelda made a splash wherever she went. For Ethelda, doing the right thing sometimes came with a price--change often does--but Ethelda helped make the world better than how she found it. Splash!

ISBN Number
9781534111431
Trim Size
9" x 11"
Binding Type
Hardcover
Number of Pages
32
Author
Boxer, Elisa
Publisher
Sleeping Bear Press
Copyright Date
2022
Reading Level
2