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Author Alexander, Lori, author.
Title A sporting chance : how Ludwig Guttmann created the Paralympic Games / Lori Alexander ; illustrated by Allan Drummond.
Pub Info Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2020]
book jacket
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Descript 114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.6 2 2 508615
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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references 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.
Subject Paralympic Games -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Guttmann, Ludwig, 1899-1980 -- Juvenile literature.
Guttmann, Ludwig, 1899-1980.
Paralympic Games -- History.
Neurologists -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jews, German -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jews, German -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Add Author Drummond, Allan, illustrator.
ISBN 9781328580795
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