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Author Alexander, Lori, author.

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

Publication Info. 2004
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2020]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 East Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - EMPG-6  J 796.04 ALE    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  J 796.04 ALE    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - GALY-13  J 796.04 ALE    AVAILABLE
 Julia Hull DL Juvenile Non-Fiction - JHLY-14  J 796.0456 ALE  AR BL: 6.6 - AR Pts: 2.0    DUE 12-01-20
 Meridian CUSD 223 - Monroe Ctr ES Juvenile Non-Fiction - SP3Y-14  796.04 ALE    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction New - NSLY-11  JB GUT    DUE 12-14-20
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction New - NSRY-11  JB GUT    AVAILABLE
 Peotone PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - PEBB-2  J 796.04 ALE    AVAILABLE
 Somonauk PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - SNBB-4  J 796.04 ALE    DUE 11-18-20
 Woodstock PL On Order - WOLY-11  RECEIVED    IN-PROCESS

Description 114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience Ages: 7 to 10.
Grades: 4 to 6.
Summary "Telling the inspiring human 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 Guttmann, whose work profoundly changed so many lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Audience 960L Lexile
Subject Guttmann, Ludwig, 1899-1980 -- Juvenile literature.
Guttmann, Ludwig, 1899-1980. (OCoLC)fst00007965
Guttmann, Ludwig, 1899-1980.
Guttmann, Ludwig, 1899-1980.
Paralympic Games -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Paralympic Games. (OCoLC)fst01405416
Paralympic Games -- History.
Neurologists -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jews, German -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Paralympic Games -- History.
Jews, German. (OCoLC)fst00983458
Neurologists. (OCoLC)fst01036386
Physicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Jews, German -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Jews -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Drummond, Allan, illustrator.
ISBN 9781328580795 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)

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