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 : 44 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 : 42 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 : 24 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


Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

A biography of the 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 : Thomas Streissguth
Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
Release : 2006
Total Pages : 106 Pages
ISBN : 9780822559580


Re Presenting Wilma Rudolph

 Re Presenting Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph was born black in Jim Crow Tennessee. The twentieth of 22 children, she spent most of her childhood in bed suffering from whooping cough, scarlet fever, and pneumonia. She lost the use of her left leg due to polio and wore leg braces. With dedication and hard work, she became a gifted runner, earning a track and field scholarship to Tennessee State. In 1960, she became the first American woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games. Her underdog story made her into a media darling, and she was the subject of countless articles, a television movie, children’s books, biographies, and she even featured on a U.S. postage stamp. In this work, Smith and Liberti consider not only Rudolph’s achievements, but also the ways in which those achievements are interpreted and presented as historical fact. Theories of gender, race, class, and disability collide in the story of Wilma Rudolph, and Smith and Liberti examine this collision in an effort to more fully understand how history is shaped by the cultural concerns of the present. In doing so, the authors engage with the metanarratives which define the American experience and encourage more complex and nuanced interrogations of contemporary heroic legacy.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Rita Liberti
Publisher : Syracuse University Press
Release : 2015-05-29
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9780815653073


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


Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor

This biography introduces readers to Zachary Taylor including his early political career and key events from Taylor's administration including the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty and the Compromise of 1850. Information about his childhood, family, and personal life is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Heidi M.D. Elston
Publisher : ABDO
Release : 2020-08-01
Total Pages : 48 Pages
ISBN : 9781098212384