June 21, 2009

Amazing Olympic Athlete Wilma Rudolph

Author Mary Dodson Wade explores the life of Wilma Rudolph, the first American woman to win three gold medals in the same Olympics in Amazing Olympic Athlete Wilma Rudolph part of the Amazing Americans series.

After attending the 1956 Olympics, where she won a bronze medal, and the 1960 Olympics, where she won three gold medals, Rudolph became a teacher and mentor to other runners. This easy-to-read biography allows new readers to learn about an amazing person!

Enslow Publishers, 24 pages, For grades 1-3, ISBN: 978-0-7660-3282-8

For more information on this title, please visit http://www.enslow.com/displayitem.asp?type=1&item=2687

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