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.

Perfect for 9-12 year olds, and for fans of Marcus Rashford’s YOU ARE A CHAMPION, Caster Semenya’s inspirational life story will inspire young people everywhere to dream big and never give up.

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, which she had always dreamed of.

But admiration of Caster’s talent soon turned to suspicion. Caster here tells the true story of a facing a race she could never prepare for. A race to be herself.

As an Olympic gold medallist, 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 dreams.

About the author

Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya is a professional runner from South Africa. She's a two-time Olympic Games gold medalist and a three-time World Athletics Championships gold medalist. She lives in Pretoria, South Africa.
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