Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion

Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion

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ISBN-13: 9780870206665
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
Publication date: 10/25/2013
Series: Badger Biographies Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Bob Kann, author of several Badger Biographies, is a well-known storyteller, juggler, and magician who performs at schools, libraries, and festivals throughout the country. He also holds workshops on humor, motivation, creativity, and storytelling. His book Belle and Bob La Follette: Partners in Politics won a 2009 National Indie Excellence Award.

Caroline Hoffman, now retired, worked for 20 years for the Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities as a policy advocate. She has also lectured in the UW Madison School of Social Work and is coauthor with Bob on a 2009 curriculum on community service projects for youth titled "It's Our World, Too."

Table of Contents

Contents 1. Meet Cindy Bentley 2. Nobody Loved Her 3. An Unhappy Childhood 4. A First Friend 5. On Her Own 6. Female Athlete of the Year 7. “We’re Not Kids. We’re Athletes!” 8. Speaking for 2.5 Million Athletes 9. Cindy’s Dream Job 10. Cindy Gives Away Her Gold Medals 11. Choose the Pond, Not the Fishbowl! Appendix: Cindy’s Time Line Glossary Reading Group Guide and Activities To Learn More about Disabilities Acknowledgments Index

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