Quickest Kid in Clarksville
Quickest Kid in Clarksville
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Quickest Kid in Clarksville

Written by Pat Zietlow Miller & illustrated by Frank Morrison
Published by Chronicle Books
Prices as of Jan 22

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It’s the day before the big parade. Alta can only think about one thing: Wilma Rudolph, three-time Olympic gold medalist. She’ll be riding on a float tomorrow. See, Alta is the quickest kid in Clarksville, Tennessee, just like Wilma once was. It doesn’t matter that Alta’s shoes have holes because Wilma came from hard times, too. But what happens when a new girl with shiny new shoes comes along and challenges Alta to a race? Will she still be the quickest kid? The Quickest Kid in Clarksville is a timeless story of dreams, determination, and the power of friendship.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    February 9, 2016
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    5 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    Lexile® Level
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