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Wilma sin limites: Como Wilma Rudolph se convirtio en la mujer mas rapida del mundo

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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 ...

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Overview

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.

Wilma sin limites has received the following awards and citations:

ABA's Pick of the Lists

ALA Notable Children's Book
Parents' Choice Award
Booklist Editors' Choice
Bulletin Blue Ribbon

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

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Editorial Reviews

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"Inspiring.—The New York Times Book Review
"A triumphant story, triumphantly relayed."—Publishers Weekly
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780152023607
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 2/28/2000
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 44
  • Sales rank: 1,385,637
  • Age range: 7 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: AD730L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 10.96 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.14 (d)

Meet the Author

Kathleen Krull has written much innovative nonfiction for young people, including all of the books in the Lives of . . . series, and has made a chatty, accessible approach to biography her hallmark. She lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at www.kathleenkrull.com .

David Diaz has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including Smoky Night by Eve Bunting, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal; The Wanderer by Sharon Creech, which received a Newbery Honor; and Diego: Bigger Than Life by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, a Pura Belpré Honor Award winner. An illustrator and graphic designer for more than twenty-five years, he is also a painter and an accomplished ceramic artist. Mr. Diaz lives in Carlsbad, California.

THE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, formerly the American Dietetic Association, is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the dietetic profession, the Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.

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