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A Sporting Chance : How Paralympics founder Ludwig Guttmann saved lives with sports

Alexander, Lori (Author.). Drummond, Allan, (illustrator.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Krum Public Library JB GUTTMANN (Text) 36249000193038 JUVENILE BIOGRAPHY Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328580795 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 114 pages 26 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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"--
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 7 to 10.
Grades: 4 to 6.
Subject: Jews, German Great Britain Biography Juvenile literature
Neurologists Great Britain Biography Juvenile literature
Guttmann, Ludwig 1899-1980 Juvenile literature
Paralympic Games History Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies. 
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