Katie Ledecky (Little Golden Book Biography)

by Shana Corey (Author) Jen Bricking (Illustrator)

Help your little one dream big with a Little Golden Book biography about superstar American Olympic swimmer, Katie Ledecky.

Little Golden Book biographies are the perfect introduction to nonfiction for young readers--as well as fans of all ages! Young readers will be inspired by Katie Ledecky--the world record-breaking American swimmer and two-time winner of the AP Female Athlete of the Year Award--as they read her Little Golden Book Biography and cheer her on at the Summer Olympics in Paris.

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Shana Corey
SHANA COREY is the author of several critically acclaimed picture books, among them Here Come the Girl Scouts!, a New York Times Editors' Choice; You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer, which received three starred reviews; and The Secret Subway, which also received three starred reviews and which Kirkus Reviews called "absolutely wonderful in every way." Shana's books have been named New York Times and Booklist Editors' Choices, School Library Journal and Publishers Weekly Best Books, Notable Social Studies Trade Books, and National Science Teachers Association Best STEM Books, and are on multiple state award lists. She is also the author of the bestselling My Little Golden Book About Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

JEN BRICKING is an artist currently living in Seattle, WA. She works as a concept artist for video games and as an illustrator for young adult and middle grade books, picture books, magazines, and advertisements. When she's not drawing, she likes to travel, ride her bike, skateboard, and explore the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Golden Books
Publication date
May 07, 2024
Little Golden Book Biographies
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF054150 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Water Sports
JNF054110 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Olympics
Library of Congress categories

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