America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle Cover Image

America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle (Paperback)

By David A. Adler, Terry Widener (Illustrator)


Trudy Ederle loved to swim, and she was determined to be the best. At seventeen Trudy won three medals at the 1924 Olympics in Paris. But what she planned to do next had never been done by a woman: She would swim across the English Channel in fourteen hours and set a world record.

About the Author

DAVID ADLER has written more than a hundred books, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man and Mama Played Baseball. He lives on Long Island, New York. 

Praise For…

"Captures the highlights of Ederle's life in evocative images and telling details."--The New York Times Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780152052515
ISBN-10: 0152052518
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English