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Wilma Unlimited

How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman

Wilma Unlimited( )
Author: Krull, Kathleen
Illustrator: Diaz, David
Translator: Ada, Alma Flor
Campoy, F. Isabel
ISBN:978-0-15-202098-9
Publication Date:Feb 2000
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

This is the dramatic and inspiring true story of runner Wilma Rudolph, who overcame childhood polio and eventually went on to win three gold medals in a single Olympics.

Book Details
Pages:44
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Sports
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation
Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / Track & Field
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11 x 8.5 x 0.16 Inches
Book Weight:0.44 Pounds
Author Biography
Krull, Kathleen (Author)
Alma Flor Ada was born in 1938 in Cuba.

She has authored several children's folktales including "Encaje de Piedra" which earned her the Marta Salotti Gold Medal, "The Gold Coin" which won the Christopher Award, and "Gathering the Sun" which received the Once Upon a World Award. "The Lizard and the Sun/La Lagartija y el Sol" won her a Gold Medal from the National Association of Parenting Publications, and she was awarded an Accolade from the American Folklore Association for "Mediopollito/Half-Chicken". Her title "Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba" won the Pura Belpre Award.

In addition to writing, she is a professor at the University of San Francisco.

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