Going for Gold: Wilma Rudolph and the 1960 Olympics
From a young age, Wilma Rudolph faced many challenges. A childhood polio survivor, she was unable to walk without support for many years. In the segregated South, her family faced many obstacles to getting her treatment. Despite the difficulties, Wilma eventually sprinted her way to the Olympic gold! This graphic nonfiction title explores Wilma's path to the podium through colorful illustrations, informative captions, and engaging dialogue featuring historical quotes. Readers will be inspired to go for the gold!