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Who is Katie Ledecky?  Cover Image Book Book

Who is Katie Ledecky? / by James Buckley Jr. ; illustrated by Laurie A. Conley.

Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- (author.). Conley, Laurie A., (illustrator.).


"Katie Ledecky began swimming competitively at age six after watching her mother and brother in the pool. By age fifteen, she was setting records and winning gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics. And with each year, Katie improved her skills and her times in the water! The Summer 2024 Olympics in Paris will be Katie's fourth, and the world will be watching. With over seven Olympic gold medals, nineteen world championship gold medals, and twenty-two overall medals at the World Aquatics Championships to her name, Katie has become the most decorated female swimmer in the world. Her charming spirit and impressive athletic skills have made Katie a popular role model for young swimmers, and everyone is eager to see what she achieves in the future" -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593752845
  • ISBN: 0593752848
  • ISBN: 9780593752852
  • ISBN: 0593752856
  • Physical Description: 50 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Workshop, [2024]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Who Is Katie Ledecky? -- Future Olympian -- Suddenly a star -- Stanford success -- Triumph in Tokyo -- Timelines.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject: Ledecky, Katie, 1997- > Juvenile literature.
Women swimmers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Swimmers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women Olympic athletes > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Olympic athletes > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 7 of 14 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Juniata County.


  • 0 current holds with 14 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Juniata County Library J 92 LEDECKY (Text) 39640100687357 JUNM Juvenile Non-Fiction New Checked Out 07/02/2024

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