Wilma Rudolph: Against All Odds

Wilma Rudolph: Against All Odds

by Stephanie Macceca


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In this inspiring biography, readers will learn about the life of Wilma Rudolph, the first American woman to win three gold medals at one Olympics. Readers will feel engaged and inspired as they read about Rudolph's incredible journey from a young girl with polio, to her first encounter with track and field, to becoming one of the best Olympic athletes of her time! A timeline of Rudolph's life, a glossary, and index are provided for further understanding of the content and improvement in vocabulary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433315985
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Primary Source Readers: American Biographies Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 483,645
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Little Wilma 4

Polio 6

Sports 12

The Olympics 18

A True Hero 24

Time Line 28

Glossary 30

Index 31

Americans Today 32

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