Sarah and the Big Wave
The True Story of the First Woman to Surf Mavericks
Bonnie Tsui; illustrations by Sophie Diao
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Have you ever seen a big wave? One that’s twenty, thirty, forty, even fifty feet tall? Here’s a better question: Would you ever surf a big wave? Sarah Gerhardt did—and this is her story.
This tale of perseverance and indomitable spirit is about the first woman to ride the waves at Mavericks, one of the biggest and most dangerous surf breaks in the world.