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Wilma Rudolph (American Women of Achievement)

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Rudolph, Wilma,,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Girls & Women,
  • Biography & Autobiography - People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation,
  • Rudolph, Wilma,
  • Biography,
  • Track and field athletes,
  • 1940-,
  • African Americans

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8573731M
    ISBN 101555466753
    ISBN 109781555466756
    OCLC/WorldCa15856133

    Wilma Rudolph () by Victoria Sherrow. Title: Wilma Rudolph By: Victoria Sherrow Illustrated By: Larry Johnson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 48 Vendor: Carolrhoda Books Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 4 ounces ISBN: ISBN Ages: Series: On My Own Biographies Stock No: Pages:   Born in in Tennessee, Wilma Rudolph was a child who overcame her disabilities through physical therapy and hard work, becoming a gifted runner. In

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    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. This dramatic and inspiring 4/5(24). Wilma Rudolph was an American sprinter who became a record-holding Olympic champion. She was born Wilma Glodean Rudolph on J in Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee, in the segregated south, to Ed and Blanche. She was the 20 th of 22 children from her father's two wives. Wilma had pneumonia and scarlet fever as a child, then polio which caused her to .


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For more than two decades, Wilma Rudolph sought to impart the lessons she learned about amateur athletics to other young men and women. She was the author of an autobiography, Wilma, which was published in —and the subject of a television movie based on her book.

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Re Presenting Wilma Rudolph Book Summary: Wilma Rudolph was born black in Jim Crow Tennessee. The twentieth of 22 children, she spent most of her childhood in bed suffering from whooping cough, scarlet fever, and pneumonia.

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She was born prematurely, weighing only pounds -- and the doctor doubted she would survive. She developed pneumonia and polio as a child, rendering her disabled for. Wilma Rudolph, American sprinter, the first American woman to win three track-and-field gold medals in a single Olympics.

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Wilma Rudolph (Book): Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel: "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 At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting.

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. When she contracted polio, the doctor said she would never walk again, but Wilma refused to believe him.

Over the years, Wilma overcame incredible odds to become one of the world's finest athletes. Praise for .Wilma Glodean Rudolph was born on J in Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee. As one of 22 children, she was constantly surrounded by support and care, which she needed given her poor health.

Rudolph survived bouts of polio and scarlet fever.