The Brave Cyclist
The Brave Cyclist
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The Brave Cyclist

Written by Amalia Hoffman & illustrated by Chiara Fedele
Published by Capstone Press
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Once a skinny and weak child, Gino Bartali rose to become a Tour de France champion and one of cycling’s greatest stars. But all that seemed unimportant when his country came under the grip of a brutal dictator and entered World War II on the side of Nazi Germany. Bartali might have appeared a mere bystander to the harassment and hatred directed toward Italy’s Jewish people, but secretly he accepted a role in a dangerous plan to help them. Putting his own life at risk, Bartali used his speed and endurance on a bike to deliver documents Jewish people needed to escape harm. His inspiring story reveals how one person could make a difference against violence and prejudice during the time of the Holocaust.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781684460632
    Publication Date
    August 1, 2019
    Page Count
    40
    Reading Age
    9 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2019000202
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1684460638
    Lexile® Level
    920L
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    502770
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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