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Surfer of the Century: The Life of Duke Kahanamoku

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 121 Ratings and 53 Reviews

Book Description
The true story of Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, six-time Olympic swimming champion and legendary surfer who popularized surfing around the world.
Book Information
PublisherLee & Low Books
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages48
Publication Date10/31/2007
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About Ellie Crowe (Author) : Ellie Crowe is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Ellie Crowe include Surfer of the Century: The Life of Duke Kahanamoku, See Under the Sea, Kamehameha: The Boy W... more
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About RICHARD WALDREP (Illustrator) : RICHARD WALDREP is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of RICHARD WALDREP is Surfer of the Century: The Life of Duke Kahanamoku.
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5/23/2008 jama rattigan tagged as: I recommend, I read

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