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Wilma unlimited

how Wilma Rudolph became the world"s fastest woman

by Kathleen Krull

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace in San Diego .
Written in English

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

    • About the Edition

      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.

      Edition Notes

      StatementKathleen Krull ; illustrated by David Diaz.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      ContributionsDiaz, David, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1061.15.R83 K78 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination 1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL796220M
      ISBN 100152012672
      LC Control Number95032105

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When she contracted polio, the doctor said she would never walk again, but Wilma refused to believe him. Praise for Wilma Unlimited: "A triumphant story, triumphantly relayed." - Publishers Weekly 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.

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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 to earn three gold medals in a single olympiad. This dramatic and inspiring true story is illustrated in 4/5(24).

Wilma Unlimited Book Summary: 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. Wilma Unlimited Book Summary: 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.

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Wilma Unlimited offers engaging text and interesting illustrations that work to support readers as they make inferences about Wilma’s struggles and achievements. Use this lesson plan and set of resources to show students how inferring helps readers think more about the text and comprehend its meaning.

"Wilma Unlimited" is a stunning blend of art and history. Author Kathleen Krull and illustrator David Diaz have done an outstanding job in bringing to life the story of Olympic heroine Wilma Rudolph, the African-American runner who overcame a disabling childhood illness and ultimately triumphed at the Rome tells Wilma's story in a simple, straightforward way that 5/5(5).

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Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman Kathleen Krull, Author, David Diaz, Illustrator Harcourt Children's Books $17 (48p) ISBN. 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 to earn three gold medals in a single olympiad.

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Wilma Unlimited - How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman Read Aloud Support the author by purchasing the book here: Wilma. Reread the last line of the book: “Wilma Rudolph, once known as the sickliest child in Clarksville, had become the fastest woman in the world.” With your child, make a timeline of the major events in Wilma’s life.

Use the author’s note at the back of the book to add additional events to Wilma’s timeline. But Wilma refused to believe it. Not only would she walk again, she vowed, she'd run. It was hard work, but at last she did run- all the way to the Olympics, where she became the first American woman to earn 3 gold medals in a single Olympics.

Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman () by Kathleen KrullFormat: Paperback. Wilma Unlimited Author: by Kathleen Krull Grade Level: 3 Type: Nonfiction Topic: Biography/African-American Lexile: AD Discussion Questions. What kind of person was young Wilma Rudolph.

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