Daddy Trains for the Marathon

Editeur : Trafford Publishing Date de sortie: 2011-10-13

Description

The Boston Marathon, a race of 26.2 miles, attracts runners from all over the world. Held every year on Patriot's Day, the race course starts in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, meandering through countryside and past colleges to end in Boston's Copley Square. This race requires long periods of preparation, perspiration and dedication to the sport. People run for many reasons, including the desire to lose weight, personal adventure, stress relief and to raise money for medical research. Daddy has gained a few extra pounds and decides to run in the park on Saturday mornings. Running feels so good that daddy gets up to run every day before the sun comes up. Soon he sets a goal; to run the historical Boston Marathon. Learn how daddy's running decisions affect the whole family. This landmark event told with a humorous twist, from his young child's point of view, introduces young readers to race terminology and teaches the value of perseverance needed to attain a goal. This book is sure to entertain with its gentle humor and timeless illustrations, a delightful story ?lled with warmth and spirit.

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Information complémentaires

Genre: Family & home stories (Children's/YA)

Collection: Trafford Publishing

Format: EPub

Pages: 44

ISBN: 9781466966529

Information complémentaires

Genre: Family & home stories (Children's/YA)

Collection: Trafford Publishing

Format: EPub

Pages: 44

ISBN: 9781466966529

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