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Wilma Unlimited

Wilma Unlimited

by Kathleen Krull Illustrated by David Diaz

Wilma Rudolph had plenty of love and attention from her parents and her 21 brothers and sisters while she was growing up in the 1940s 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 Unlimited

"A triumphant story, triumphantly relayed." — Publishers Weekly

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.8
Lexile Measure
730L
DRA
34-38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Harcourt Children's Books
Number of Pages
48
Genre
Biography, Biography and Autobiography

About the Author and Illustrator

Kathleen Krull
David Diaz Acclaimed artist David Diaz has been an illustrator and graphicdesigner for more than 20 years, and is recognized for his dynamicwork in national publications, popular products, and literaryworks for children and adults alike.

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