Wilma Unlimited
  • Author : Kathleen Krull
  • Release Date : 01 February 2000
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN 13 : 0152020985
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Book Description: 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.

Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

Author : Kathleen Krull
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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....

Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

Author : Kathleen Krull
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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....

Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

Author : Kathleen Krull
Publisher : Paw Prints
Genre : Uncategorized
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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....

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Author : Victoria Sherrow
Publisher : Millbrook Press
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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....

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Author : Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Genre : Uncategorized
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New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Wilma Rudolph, the 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 ...

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Author : Jo Harper
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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....

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Author : Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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 ...

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Author : Tom Biracree
Publisher : Holloway House Publishing
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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....

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Author : Thomas Streissguth
Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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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....

 Re Presenting Wilma Rudolph

Re Presenting Wilma Rudolph

Author : Rita Liberti,Maureen M. Smith
Publisher : Syracuse University Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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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 ...

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Lyndon B Johnson

Author : Megan M. Gunderson
Publisher : ABDO
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This biography introduces readers to the life of Lyndon B. Johnson including his military service, early political career, and key events from Johnson's administration including the Civil Rights Act, the Vietnam War, and the Voting Rights Act. Information about his childhood, family, personal life, and retirement years is included. A ...

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Celebrating Women Coaches

Author : Nena Hawkes,John F. A. Seggar
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Offers inspirational biographical profiles of 42 successful women coaches from a myriad of sports....

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville

Author : Pat Zietlow Miller
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals....

Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph

Author : Maureen M. Smith
Publisher : Greenwood
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Profiles Wilma Rudolph, who overcame childhood polio to become an Olympic medal-winning runner....