Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Kathleen Krull
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2000-02
Total Pages : 48 Pages
ISBN : 0152020985


Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Kathleen Krull
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 1996
Total Pages : 56 Pages
ISBN : 0152012672


Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

A young reader's introduction to champion athlete Wilma Rudolph discusses her development of polio at age fouran illness that doctors said would prevent her from ever walkingher schooltime achievements, and her goldmedal successes at the 1960 Olympic Games. Reprint.

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Author : Kathleen Krull
Publisher : Paw Prints
Release : 2009-07-10
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 144201797X


Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Victoria Sherrow
Publisher : Millbrook Press
Release : 2011-01-01
Total Pages : 48 Pages
ISBN : 9780822589280


Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

This board book version of Wilma Rudolph—from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series—introduces the youngest dreamers to the incredible life of this remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion. Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again. But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she recovered her strength by the age of 12. At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting, earning the nickname "Skeeter" (mosquito) as she ran so fast. Wilma was in college when she went to the 1960 Olympics. She not only won gold in sprint events, but also broke world records with her sprinting skill. She had beaten polio to become an Olympic champion. She is a huge inspiration to many women in sports around the world. Babies and toddlers will love to snuggle as you read to them the engaging story of this fascinating dancer and will also enjoy exploring the stylish and quirky illustrations of this sturdy board book on their own. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Release : 2020-06-02
Total Pages : 27 Pages
ISBN : 9780711246270


Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

An inspiring story of the first American female athlete to win three gold medals at a single Olympic Games shares her triumphs over childhood illnesses to become a high school basketball player. A Childhood Of Famous Americans title.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Jo Harper
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2010-05-11
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 1439113335


When Wilma Rudolph Played Basketball

When Wilma Rudolph Played Basketball

"Engaging text and fun illustrations tell the story of Wilma Rudolph's childhood"--]cProvided by publisher.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Mark Weakland
Publisher : Capstone
Release : 2016-08
Total Pages : 33 Pages
ISBN : 9781479596843


Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Profiles Wilma Rudolph, who overcame childhood polio to become an Olympic medal-winning runner.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Maureen M. Smith
Publisher : Greenwood
Release : 2006
Total Pages : 137 Pages
ISBN : 0313333076


Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Part of the best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this board book version of Wilma Rudolph tells the inspiring story of this remarkable sprinter.

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Author : Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Release : 2020-06-02
Total Pages : 27 Pages
ISBN : 9780711246263


Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith Joyner

The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Florence Griffith Joyner in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Emma E. Haldy
Publisher : Cherry Lake
Release : 2016-08-01
Total Pages : 24 Pages
ISBN : 9781634711180