Tillie the Terrible Swede: How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History


Tillie the Terrible Swede: How One Woman, a Sewing Needle, and a Bicycle Changed History by Knopf Books for Young Readers at Cmc Schools. MPN: FBA-|297763. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. When Tillie Anderson came to America, all she had was a needle. So she got herself a job in a tailor shop and waited for a dream to find her. One day, a man sped by on a bicycle. She was told ''bicycles aren't for ladies,'' but from then on, Tillie dreamed of riding—not graceful figure eights, but speedy, scorching, racy riding! And she knew that couldn't be done in a fancy lady's dress. . . . With arduous training and her (shocking!) new clothes, Tillie became the women's bicycle-riding


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When Tillie Anderson came to America, all she had was a needle. So she got herself a job in a tailor shop and waited for a dream to find her. One day, a man sped by on a bicycle. She was told "bicycles aren't for ladies," but from then on, Tillie dreamed of riding—not graceful figure eights, but speedy, scorching, racy riding! And she knew that couldn't be done in a fancy lady's dress. . . . With arduous training and her (shocking!) new clothes, Tillie became the women's bicycle-riding champion of the world.Sue Stauffacher's lively text and Sarah McMenemy's charming illustrations capture the energy of America's bicycle craze and tell the story of one woman who wouldn't let society's expectations stop her from achieving her dream.

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Brand:
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Manufacturer:
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Category:
Cycling
MPN:
FBA-|297763
Release Date:
2011-01-25
EAN:
9780375844423
ISBN:
0375844422
Part Number:
FBA-|297763
Author:
Sue Stauffacher
Publisher:
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Creator:
Sarah McMenemy
Publication Date:
2011-01-25
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
0.77 pounds
Item Size:
0.33 x 8.37 x 10.34 inches
Package Weight:
0.65 pounds
Package Size:
8.1 x 0.3 x 10.1 inches

 


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