Wilma Rudoph - Little people, BIG DREAM

Wilma Rudoph - Little people, BIG DREAM

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In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion. 

Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again. But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she recovered her strength by the age of 12. At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting, earning the nickname 'Skeeter' (mosquito) as she ran so fast

Written by Isabel Sanchez Vegara.  Illustrations by Eng Gee Fan.

Hardcover, 32 pages.

Dimensions: 24.8 x 20.4 cm