A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.
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This is a great read aloud story that introduces a lot of concepts, and it is a true story which I thing will make children connect in a more meaningful way. The story talks about disability, overcoming struggles, diversity, and black history. It invites endless learning opportunities for children. A teacher could take this story in many directions.