A sporting chance : how Ludwig Guttmann created the Paralympic Games / Lori Alexander ; illustrated by Allan Drummond
Book | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 2020

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Description
114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Audience
Ages: 7 to 10.
Grades: 4 to 6.
Summary
"Telling the inspiring human story behind the creation of the Paralympics, this chapter book biography artfully combines archival photos, full-color illustrations, and a riveting narrative to honor the life of Ludwig Guttmann, whose work profoundly changed so many lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [104]-106) and index.
Contents
An ailment not to be treated -- Headstrong -- The miner -- A return to medicine -- Growing tension -- Night of Broken Glass -- Years of change -- Ludwig's incurables -- The return of hope -- A game changer -- The Stoke Mandeville Games -- Wheels in motion -- One good thing -- Going for gold -- Timeline of events.
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ISBN
9781328580795 hardcover ; alkaline paper
1328580792 hardcover ; alkaline paper
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