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Race with Me!

by Andre De Grasse & Robert Budd, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu

tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, fitness & exercise
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pages: 32
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publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd
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A celebration of sport and Andre De Grasse’s positive, winning attitude

 

Everyone gets nervous butterflies. I don’t let that feeling stop me.

I love the feeling of being proud of myself. I can only feel it by trying my best.

My butterflies just mean I am excited to run.

Lace up your shoes and get ready for race day with Canada’s 2019 Athlete of the Year, Andre De Grasse!

Find out what it was like for him as an underdog, and how he motivates himself to face every challenge, in this inspiring celebration of sport.

Filled with full-colour photos and illustrations, this book covers themes of reflection, mindfulness and gratitude sure to motivate all kinds of readers.

 

About the Authors

Andre De Grasse

ANDRE DE GRASSE est entré dans l’histoire en 2016 aux Jeux olympiques de Rio en devenant le premier athlète canadien à gagner une médaille olympique dans trois épreuves de sprint. C’est le seul sprinteur canadien à avoir gagné trois médailles lors d’une même édition des Jeux olympiques. Il vit à Jacksonville, en Floride.

ANDRE DE GRASSE made history at Rio 2016 when he became the first Canadian athlete to win Olympic medals in all three sprint events. Andre is the first Canadian sprinter to win three medals in a single Olympics. He lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Robert Budd

Robert (Lucky) Budd holds an MA in history and has digitized many high-profile oral history collections including that of the Nisga'a First Nation. He is the author of Voices of British Columbia (Douglas & McIntyre, 2010), a bestseller which was shortlisted for the 2011 Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award, and its sequel, Echoes of British Columbia (Harbour Publishing, 2014). He currently lives in Victoria, BC.

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Joseph Osei Bonsu

Né à North York, en Ontario, JOSEPH OSEI BONSU a toujours été fasciné par les arts visuels. Diplômé de Seneca College et de Sheridan College, Joseph a collaboré avec de multiples compagnies, dont CBC, CIBC, TD Canada Trust et la ville de Toronto. Il est aussi le cofondateur de Heroes of the World, une marque inspirée des bandes dessinées qui propose des héros et des méchants représentant différents pays autour du monde. Joseph habite à Toronto, en Ontario.

JOSEPH OSEI BONSU's work is inspired by the comic books and animated shows that he grew up watching. He studied art and animation at Seneca College and is co-founder of Heroes of the World, a comic-inspired brand that features heroes and villains that represent different countries around the world. Joseph lives in Mississauga, Ontario.
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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
6 to 10
Grade:
1 to 4
Awards
  • , OLA Silver Birch Express Award
  • Short-listed, Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice)