Nan Feehrer is a writer and reading teacher. She studied English, children’s literature and writing for children in the Pacific Northwest and has a master’s degree in elementary education. She lives in Westford, Massachusetts with her husband, John and is the proud mom of four kids who dream big and work hard: Derek, Nate, Tim & Izzie.
As a teenager, Boston Marathon Race Director Dave McGillivray heard a news story about a person biking across the United States. “What a great idea!” he thought. “But instead of a bike, I’ll use my sneakers!” Thus begins the funny, touching, true story of McGillivray’s 80-day, 3452-mile run from Medford, Oregon, to his hometown of Medford, Massachusetts, in 1978. In Running Across America: A True Story of Dreams, Determination, and Heading for Home, McGillivray tells the tale of how he braved the Sierra and Rocky Mountains, millions...View
Have you ever had a dream? How did you make that dream come true? Dave McGillivray, race director of the Boston Marathon, had a dream when he was a kid—to be a star athlete. There was one problem—you have to be big to play sports, but Dave was small! In Dream Big: A True Story of Courage and Determination, Dave tells the true story of how he turns to running, because you don’t have to...View