How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman
Publication Date: April 1996
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This is the dramatic and inspiring true story of runner Wilma Rudolph, who overcame childhood polio and eventually went on to win three gold medals in a single Olympics. A triumphant story, triumphantly relayed.”--Publishers Weekly
David Diaz has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including Smoky Night by Eve Bunting, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal; The Wanderer by Sharon Creech, which received a Newbery Honor; and Diego: Bigger Than Life by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand, a Pura Belpré Honor Award winner. An illustrator and graphic designer for more than twenty-five years, he is also a painter and an accomplished ceramic artist. Mr. Diaz lives in Carlsbad, California.
"Inspiring.—The New York Times Book Review
"A triumphant story, triumphantly relayed."—Publishers Weekly