What's Your Story, Wilma Rudolph?
From the Series Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans
When did Wilma begin to run? What was the first important race she ever won? Cub Reporter interviews her to find out! Learn how Wilma overcame polio and became the first American woman to win three gold medals at a single Olympic Games. Readers will see how to use interviewing skills and journalistic questions to reveal the story behind a famous American.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||Diverse Books: Physical Disability & Illness, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diversity|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF054110, JNF007120, JNF007000|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||180629|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Timeline, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“A whimsical approach to biographies sure to appeal to young readers.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Krystyna Poray Goddu
Krystyna Poray Goddu has been a writer and editor for more than thirty years; her books include Dollmakers and Their Stories: Women Who Changed the World of Play, and A Girl Called Vincent: A Biography of Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay, both middle-grade nonfiction. Her writing for children has also appeared in American Girl magazine. She reviews and writes about children’s books for Publishers Weekly and The New York Times Book Review. In addition to her writing and editing experience, she has worked in school libraries and taught writing to middle-school students in independent schools in New York City. She holds a degree in comparative literature from Brown University.
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Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans
Cub Reporter is on a mission. He’s interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—he’ll uncover the story of how these people made a difference. Readers will join Cub… View available downloads →