She Persisted: Florence Griffith Joyner, Williams-Garcia, Rita & Clinton, Chelsea

She Persisted: Florence Griffith Joyner

Authors: Williams-Garcia, Rita & Clinton, Chelsea

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Grade: 1 - 4

ISBN: 9780593115978

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis: Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!

Considered the fastest woman of all time, Florence Griffith Joyner, also known as Flo-Jo, set two world records in 1988 that still stand today. But getting there wasn't easy, and Flo-Jo had to overcome many challenges along the way.

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Rita Williams-Garcia, readers learn about the amazing life of Florence Griffith Joyner--and how she persisted. Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton!

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