Ms. Jones Third grade students at The Freedom School read a nonfiction book titled You Can’t Stop Trudy by Alice Cary. It is about a girl named Gertrude Ederle who loved water. She was told by her swimming coach she would never be a great swimmer! Gertrude worked hard and became one of the world’s greatest swimmers. She won many medals but she was determined to be the first woman to swim the English Channel! Read this book to find out what happened when Trudy took the challenge.