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Meet Tom Longboat

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  • Contributor: Deas, Mike
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    2019
    Summary:

    On a cold and windy April day in 1907, Tom Longboat beat a crowd of top runners to win the famous Boston Marathon. His exhilarating, record-breaking performances earned him legions of fans in Canada and around the world. But there is more to his story than being a famous athlete. Tom volunteered and bravely served in WWI. He was dedicated to his family and community. Tom didn't always win, but he always worked hard with his head held high. Grades 2-4 and older readers. 2019.

    Original Publisher: Toronto : Scholastic Canada Ltd., 2019, Toronto, Toronto, CELA, CNIB
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780221030727, 0221030727
    Collection(s)/Series: TD Summer Reading Club 2021