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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

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author and Illustrator

Kathleen Krull
Contributor Image Alt Tag David Diaz Acclaimed artist David Diaz has been an illustrator and graphic designer for more than 20 years, and is recognized for his dynamic work in national publications, popular products, and literary works for children and adults alike.

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