The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team’s Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics

The Boys in the Boat (Young Readers Adaptation): The True Story of an American Team's Epic Journey to Win Gold at the 1936 Olympics Author Daniel James Brown
ISBN-10 0147516854
ISBN-13 9780147516855
Year 2016-08-02
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Puffin Books
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The 1 New York Timesbestseller freshly adapted for the next generation now with brand new content including an author Q A and never before seen photographsInspiration for the PBS American Experience Documentary The Boys of 36 For readers ofUnbroken out of the depths of the Great Depression comes the astonishing tale of nine working class boys from the American West who at the 1936 Olympics showed the world what true grit really meant With rowers who were the sons of loggers shipyard workers and farmers the University of Washingtons eight oar crew was never expected to defeat the elite East Coast teams yet they did going on to shock the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler At the center of the tale is Joe Rantz a teenager without family or prospects whose personal quest captures the spirit of his generationthe generation that would prove in the coming years that the Nazis could not prevail over American determination and optimism This deeply emotional yet easily accessible young readers adaptation of the award winning 1 New York Times bestseller features never before seen photographs highly visual back matter and an exclusive new introduction

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