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A sporting chance : how Ludwig Guttman created the Paralympic Games / Lori Alexander ; illustrated by Allan Drummond.

Alexander, Lori (author.). Neil Hellegers, (Narrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Wonderbooks
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thorntown PL - Thorntown J 796.0456 ALE (Text) 30034001359044 Easy Room Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781662255618
  • Physical Description: 114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Issued as a Wonderbook, a pre-loaded audiobook player permanently attached to a hardcover book.
Powered by a rechargeable battery; USB charger required for recharging.
Audiobook player has 2 modes.  Read-Along mode narrates the story.  Learning mode asks questions related to the story.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-106) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An ailment not to be treated -- Headstrong -- The miner -- A return to medicine -- Growing tension -- Night of Broken Glass -- Years of change -- Ludwig's incurables -- The return of hope -- A game changer -- The Stoke Mandeville Games -- Wheels in motion -- One good thing -- Going for gold -- Timeline of events.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Neil Hellegers.
Summary, etc.:
"Telling the inspiring story behind the creation of the Paralympics, this chapter book biography artfully combines archival photos, full-color illustrations, and a riveting narrative to honor the life of Ludwig Guttman, whose work profoundly changed so many lived"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Guttmann, Ludwig, 1899-1980 > Juvenile literature.
Paralympic Games > History > Juvenile literature.
Neurologists > Great Britain > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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Wonderbooks

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