Wilma Rudolph

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Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph Introducing new readers to some of history s most interesting and important people these biographies focus on the pivotal episodes that show what kind of person the subject is or was and how he or sh

  • Title: Wilma Rudolph
  • Author: Victoria Sherrow
  • ISBN: 9781575052465
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Introducing new readers to some of history s most interesting and important people, these biographies focus on the pivotal episodes that show what kind of person the subject is or was and how he or she came to be famous Although written in a story format, these books are not fictionalized accounts A chronology of major events follows the story, along with a brief summaIntroducing new readers to some of history s most interesting and important people, these biographies focus on the pivotal episodes that show what kind of person the subject is or was and how he or she came to be famous Although written in a story format, these books are not fictionalized accounts A chronology of major events follows the story, along with a brief summary of the subject s life.

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    1. Peyton on said:

      This is a great book to read to your students about overcoming adversity. This is a great biography.

    2. Tyreese on said:

      (1) When Wilma Rudolph was six years old a doctor told her that she might never walk again. Those were fighting worst to this young intelligent black girl and her family. Wilma had 21 brothers and sisters a loving mother and family, and they all helped Wilma in her struggle not only to walk but to run right into the Olympic history. Wilma grew up at a time when blacks and whites were forced to stay apart from one another. But Wilma would help change that too. Wilma had more than one thing on her [...]

    3. Desiree on said:

      When wilma rudolph was 6 years old,a doctor told her that she might never walk again. Those were fighting words to this young black girl and her family. Wilma had 21 brother and sister, a loving mother and family, and they all helped wilma in her struggle not only to walk but to run right into olymipic history. Wilma grew up at a time when blacks and whites were force to stay apart from one another. But wilma had more than one thing on her mind when she talked about "the race inside me". Before [...]

    4. Lauren on said:

      I think this book was amazing because Wilma started off with having a disease called Polio. Wilma"s left leg became very thin and crooked. Many children lost the use of their legs or could possibly die from this disease. Wilma would have a hard time, because she had to wear a brace for a while. But Wilma's hard work in exercising in the hospital paid off. She went on to train in high school and college in track and competed in the Olympic Games in Italy and won gold medals. Wilma Rudolph was a h [...]

    5. Traci on said:

      This book is part of series for a Girl Scout Program on role models that I will be teaching. It serves its purpose well. It is a short biography for children grades 3-5 that teaches them about adversity, diversity, and the belief in yourself. When you believe in yourself and work hard, anything is possible. Wilma is a great testament to that. I look forward to teaching this in the Girl Scout program and I think the girls will enjoy it too.

    6. Joe Farrar on said:

      This is a nice little story and has me interested in reading more about Wilma.

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