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Wilma Rudolph by Eric Braun

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Published by Pebble Books .
Written in English


  • Juvenile literature,
  • Track and field atheletes,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Preschool Informational Books,
  • Women runners,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Runners (Sports),
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Rudolph, Wilma,,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation,
  • 1940-,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

First Biographies

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7894772M
ISBN 100736842349
ISBN 109780736842341

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