12 Athletes with Disabilities

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820369

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Wilma Rudolph overcame polio to win three Olympic gold medals. South Korea’s Im Dong-hyun won Olympic gold in archery, and he’s legally blind. Race car driver Alex Zanardi lost both of his legs in a crash. Today he’s a champion hand cyclist. This book spotlights 12 athletes from around the world who achieved greatness despite their disabilities. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Learn More page zooms in on the topic of accessibility.

Reading Level
Lexile
790L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
5.1
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Social Issues Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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