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The Brave Cyclist

Written by Amalia Hoffman & illustrated by Chiara Fedele
Published by Capstone Press
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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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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Who Wrote The Brave Cyclist

Who Illustrated The Brave Cyclist

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Chiara Fedele

Chiara Fedele was born in Milan, Italy. After graduating from art school, she attended the Brera Academy in Milan. Her illustrations have appeared in many picture books. Chiara also teaches drawing and painting techniques. She lives in Pavia, Italy.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781684460632
Publication Date:
August 1, 2019
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2019000202
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1684460638
Lexile:
920L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
502770
ATOS Book Level:
5.5
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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