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 of grasshoppers in Nebraska, days of pouring...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