Little People, Big Dreams: Wilma Rudolph


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Description: In the Little People, Big Dreamsseries, discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. When Wilma Rudolph was a little girl, she contracted polio. Doctors said she would never walk again. But with persistent treatment, she made a remarkable recovery aged eleven. Wilma went on to show a supreme talent for sprinting at school. She was at university when she went to the 1960 Olympics, where she not only won gold medals in sprint events, but also broke world records with her sprinting skill.


ISBN: 9781786037503

Publish Date: 2019

Page Count: 28