Wilma Rudolph, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Early in her life, doctors told Wilma Rudolph she would never walk. She had a disease called polio, which crippled her leg. But Wilma proved the doctors wrong. Not only did she walk, she also ran—fast! By the time she was sixteen, she had an Olympic bronze medal. She went on to win three gold medals at the 1960 Olympic Games. Find out how this dedicated athlete beat the odds to become a champion.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Social Studies
Category Sports
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2012-08-01
BISACS JNF007100, JNF007120
Dewey 796.42092
Graphics 1-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 110694
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Tom Streissguth