Caster Semenya

The Race To Be Myself: Adapted for Younger Readers

The Race To Be Myself: Adapted for Younger Readers


The inspirational life story of Olympic gold medallist, Caster Semenya, adapted for younger readers.

Caster Semenya always knew she was different. But in her village, nobody judged her. She was accepted. Running was her passion, and races took her to the bigger towns and cities, where suddenly the acceptance was replaced with suspicion.

Now a seasoned, champion athlete many times over, and a hero to women and girls around the world, Caster is ready to share her story. THE RACE TO BE MYSELF is about strength, courage, and being true to oneself. Caster believes that nothing is more important than pursuing your dream. By silencing the negative voices that tried to hold her back, Caster gave herself what she needed to achieve her dreams.

Adapted for 9-12 year olds, Caster's message will inspire young people everywhere to dream big and never give up.

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