Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman
By Kathleen KrullReading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School
Publisher: Harcourt 1996
After contracting polio at the age of 4, Wilma Rudolph was told she would never walk again. This book tells the inspiring tale of how Wilma battled disease, her leg brace, and segregation to become the fastest woman in the world at the 1960 Olympics.