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The 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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The #1 New York Times  bestseller about the Greatest Generation freshly adapted for the next generation.   For readers of  Unbroken , out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington's eight-oar crew was never expected to defeat the elite East Coast teams, yet they did, going on to shock the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler.   At the center of the tale is Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, whose personal quest captures the spirit of his generation--the generation that would prove in the coming years that the Nazis could not prevail over American determination and optimism.   This deeply emotional yet easily accessible young readers adaptation of the award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller features never-before-seen photographs, highly visual back matter, and an exclusive new introduction.
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9780451475923
9781101925874
9781101925881
110192585
9781101925850
9780698197596
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MG
Level 6.9, 9 Points
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1000L
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Grouping Title boys in the boat the true story of an american teams epic journey to win gold at the 1936 olympics
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display_description The #1 New York Times bestseller about the Greatest Generation freshly adapted for the next generation.

For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant. With rowers who were the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington's eight-oar crew was never expected to defeat the elite East Coast teams, yet they did, going on to shock the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler.

At the center of the tale is Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, whose personal quest captures the spirit of his generation—the generation that would prove in the coming years that the Nazis could not prevail over American determination and optimism.

This deeply emotional yet easily accessible young readers adaptation of the award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller features never-before-seen photographs, highly visual back matter, and an exclusive new introduction.
From the Hardcover edition.
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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Olympic Games -- (11th : -- 1936 : -- Berlin, Germany) -- Juvenile literature, Rowers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Rowing -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature, University of Washington -- Rowing -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display The boys in the boat : the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 Olympics
title_full The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation) The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics, The boys in the boat : the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 Olympics / Daniel James Brown ; adapted for young readers by Gregory Mone, The boys in the boat [sound recording] : the true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at the 1936 Olympics / Daniel James Brown
title_short The boys in the boat :
title_sub The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics
topic_facet Children's audiobooks, History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Rowers, Rowing, Sports & Recreations