Wilma Unlimited

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

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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
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 56
Release: 1996
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 0152012672

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

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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 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!

A Grandma s Magic

A Grandma s Magic
Author: Charlotte Offsay
Publsiher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2022-04-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780593376027

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A picture book celebrating grandmas and all that makes them "magic", ideal for fans of How to Babysit a Grandma. "When a child is born, a grandma is born too. Grandmas aren't like regular grown-ups. Grandmas are filled with magic." In this charming picture book tribute to grandmas, a grandma's magic bursts through the door as soon as she comes to visit and can be seen in every wonderful thing she does: playing, exploring, baking, gardening, and in all the many ways a grandma and grandchild connect. Filled with adorable scenes featuring a diversity of grandmas and their grandkids, this is a book that will families can enjoy together. Grandmas will love snuggling with their grandchildren as they share their love and "magic" through cuddles, kisses, and many repeat readings.

Wilma Rudolph

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

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

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

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville
Author: Pat Zietlow Miller
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 41
Release: 2016-02-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781452146492

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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: Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publsiher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Total Pages: 27
Release: 2020-06-02
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9780711246263

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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.