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Wilma unlimited : how Wilma Rudolph became the world's fastest woman / Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by David Diaz.

Author/Creator:
Krull, Kathleen, author.
Edition:
[Special edition]
Publication:
[Mahwah, New Jersey] : Troll [Associates, 1996].
Format/Description:
Book
[44] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
Subjects:
Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-1994 -- Juvenile literature.
Runners (Sports) -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women runners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Childrens subjects:
Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-1994.
Tack and field athletes.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Place of Publication:
United States New Jersey Mahwah.
Summary:
Biography of Wilma Rudolph, an African-American who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track during a single Olympics.
Notes:
"Reprinted by arrangement with Harcourt Brace & Company."
"The paintings in this book were created with acrylics, watercolor, and gouache on Arches watercolor paper."
"The backgrounds were composed and photographed by David Diaz and Cecelia Zieba-Diaz.
"The display type and text type were set in Ariel, a font created by David Diaz."
"Designed by David Diaz with special assistance of Cecelia Zieba-Diaz and Troy Viss."
Title page has "Harcourt Brace & Company" in publisher statement.
"Troll" printed on front and back covers and spine.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1996
Contributor:
Diaz, David, illustrator, photographer.
Diaz, Cecelia Zieba, photographer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0152012671 :
OCLC:
38191302
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