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Bartali's bicycle : the true story of Gino Bartali, Italy's secret hero / written by Megan Hoyt ; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno.

Hoyt, Megan, (author.). Bruno, Iacopo, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Meyersdale Public Library.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Somerset County Federated Library System.
  • 1 of 5 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Meyersdale Public Library J 796.6 HOYT (Text) 30512005382054 MEYM Non-Fiction Checked Out 05/24/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062908117
  • ISBN: 0062908111
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Gino Bartali pedaled across Italy for years, winning one cycling race after another, including the 1938 Tour de France. Gino became an international sports hero! But the next year, World War II began, and it changed everything. Soldiers marched into Italy. Tanks rolled down the cobbled streets of Florence. And powerful leaders declared that Jewish people should be arrested. To the entire world, Gino Bartali was merely a champion cyclist. But Gino's greatest achievement was something he never told a soul--that he secretly worked with the Italian resistance to save hundreds of Jewish men, women, and children, and others, from certain death, using the one thing no authority would question: his bicycle.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-8.
Subject: Bartali, Gino, 1914-2000 > Juvenile literature.
Cyclists > Italy > Biography > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Jews > Rescue > Italy > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > Italy > Juvenile literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Italy > Juvenile literature.
Tour de France (Bicycle race) > Juvenile literature.
Italy > History > 1914-1945 > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

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