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There Goes Patti McGee!

The Story of the First Women's National Skateboard Champion

by Tootie Nienow, illustrated by Erika Medina

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publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Description

Tootie Nienow'sThere Goes Patti McGee! is an uplifting picture book biography of the first-ever professional female skateboarder and winner of the 1964 National Skateboard Championship for Women.
Brought to life by Erika Medina's dynamic and joyful illustrations,There Goes Patti McGee!walks us through Patti first place win in the women’s division of the 1964 National Skateboard Championship. She wowed the judges with with what would become her signature move—the rolling handstand. Inspiring and unapologetic, Patti McGee proves thatanyonecan skate.

About the Authors

Tootie Nienow

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Erika Medina

ERIKA MEDINA is a Mexican illustrator and art instructor living and working in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is interested in storytelling, myths and legends, and scary stories.

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Contributor Notes

Tootie Nienowhas been a school librarian for ten years. Before that, she was a teacher, photographer, mother, social worker, and soldier. She loves sharing silly, scary, and suspenseful stories with her students. Although she has ridden a skateboard around her neighborhood, she has never once attempted a handstand. Tootie lives in Southern CA with her husband and dog. tootienienow.com
Erika Medinais a Mexican illustrator living, teaching and drawing in Vancouver, BC. Besides nature, folklore and myths, her interests lie in spooky stories and curious characters who wander unfamiliar places. She specializes in picture books and other children's publications. erikaim.com

Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
4 to 8
Grade:
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