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Wilma Rudolph

Olympic champion

by Victoria Sherrow

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Rudolph, Wilma, 1940- -- Juvenile literature,
    • Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-,
    • Runners (Sports) -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Olympics -- Juvenile literature,
    • Track and field athletes,
    • African Americans -- Biography,
    • Women -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementVictoria Sherrow.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesJunior world biographies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1061.R83 S54 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1096502M
      ISBN 100791022900, 0791022935
      LC Control Number94021104


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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A biography of the woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to be /5. Rudolph shared her remarkable story with her autobiography, Wilma, which was turned into a TV film later that year. In the s, she was inducted into the U.S.

Olympic Hall of Fame Born: Wilma Rudolph is a book in the Little People, Big Dreams series and is a children's picture book written by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara and illustrated by Amelia Flower. It is a cursory biography of Wilma Rudolph an American Olympiad who /5.

"For high school students, Smith presents a much-needed biography of athlete Wilma Rudolph (b. )-->her autobiography is the only other account of her life. She traces Rudolph's early childhood and bout with polio, her Olympic medals in track in andother competitions she participated in, and difficulties when her athletic career by: 2.

Wilma Rudolph was born into a large family and struggled with health problems for the first several years of her life, including polio.

Though she had trouble even walking, her love of sport and movement motivated her to rehabilitate her legs. Rudolph would blossom into athletic talent and 2/5(1). For more than two decades, Wilma Rudolph sought to impart the lessons she learned about amateur athletics to other young men and women.

She was the author of an autobiography, Wilma, which was published in —and the subject of a television movie based on her book. She lectured in every part of America and even served in as an ambassador to the. Wilma Rudolph Here is your new born baby. waa,waaa waa,waa why can't i walk mommy You are just going to take a bit longer.

You have contracted a type o. Author Victoria Sherrow tells how Wilma Rudolph's determination led her to the and Olympics where she gained fame as a champion runner.

Larry Johnson's rich illustrations help to capture this true story of heroic strength and fearlessness.4/4(1).

Wilma Rudolph had plenty of love and attention from her parents and her 21 brothers and sisters while she was growing up in the s in Clarksville, Tennessee. When she contracted polio, the doctor said she would never walk again, but Wilma refused to believe him.

Read Aloud Book Club Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman by Kathleen Krull Introduce Wilma Unlimited Wilma Rudolph went from being unable to walk to being the fastest woman runner in the world.

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Over the years, Wilma overcame incredible odds to become one of the world's finest athletes. Praise for Wilma. Re Presenting Wilma Rudolph Book Summary: 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. Before Wilma Rudolph was five years old, polio had paralyzed her left leg. Everyone said she would never walk again. But Wilma refused to believe it. Not only would she walk again, she vowed, she'd run. And she did run&#;all the way to the Olympics, where she became the first American woman /5(15).

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She does all of the following things: • I keep trying when things are tough. • I work hard. • I. Wilma Rudolph: My First Wilma Rudolph book. **This board book version of _Wilma Rudolph_—from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling 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.

Wilma Rudolph: Fastest Woman on Earth (Beginner Biography (LOOK. Books ™) series) by Jeri Cipriano. Wilma Rudolph wanted to run and jump like other children, but she had a serious disease that kept her leg from growing well. She did not give up and went on to one day win Olympic gold medals.

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Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years. Insix-year-old Wilma Rudolph dreamed of walking and playing like other children, but a sickness called polio had damaged her left leg.

Wilma spent hours each week doing painful exercises at a hospital for African American patients. The rest of the time, she was forced to wear a heavy and cumbersome leg-brace.

Still, Wilma never gave s: 1. Wilma Rudolph PHOTO: Library of Congress. A native of Clarksville, Wilma Rudolph was one of the most celebrated female athletes of all-time. Her story is an inspirational one. She was born prematurely, weighing only pounds -- and the doctor doubted she would survive.

She developed pneumonia and polio as a child, rendering her disabled for. Wilma Rudolph () by Victoria Sherrow. Title: Wilma Rudolph By: Victoria Sherrow Illustrated By: Larry Johnson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 48 Vendor: Carolrhoda Books Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 4 ounces ISBN: ISBN Ages: Series: On My Own Pages: An engaging reproducible mini-book that teaches about Wilma Rudolph and develops concepts of print, vocabulary, comprehension, and more.

Wilma Rudolph: Literacy-Building Booklet | Printable Mini-Books. Born prematurely Wilma Rudolph suffered many serious childhood illnesses, which weakened her and caused one foot to turn in.

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Find out more about Wilma Rudolph by Jo Harper, Meryl Henderson at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & ed on: Janu   Wilma Rudolph was the 20th of 22 children.

As a young child she was paralysed by polio, and contracted both scarlet fever and double pneumonia. Many doctors felt she would never walk again, yet. To Tell the Truth - Wilma Rudolph, Olympic runner; PANEL: Betty White, Johnny Carson (Dec 5, ) - Duration: To Tell the Truth (CBS) Recommended for you.