Unstoppable: True Stories of Amazing Bionic Animals (Hardcover)

True Stories of Amazing Bionic Animals

By Nancy Furstinger

Houghton Mifflin, 9780544879669, 128pp.

Publication Date: October 10, 2017

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Chris P. Bacon was born with malformed legs, but with the help of a wheelchair made of construction toys, he's become a hero to people with similar challenges.

Nancy Furstinger profiles Chris P. Bacon and many other animals in Unstoppable--all of whom are making their way around with the help of prosthetics, braces, orthotics and wheelchairs Readers will meet the caretakers, prosthetists, vets, and loving families that help to make recovery possible. Furstinger offers a glimpse into the cutting-edge technologies, such as 3D printing and brain-controlled prosthetics, that are helping to improve the lives of animals and humans alike.
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