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Titel: Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio (...
Verlag: Albert Whitman & Company
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Ten years ago, In a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret wrote of months spent in a hospital when she was twelve, first struggling to survive a severe case of polio, then slowly learning to walk again. The book deeply touched readers of all ages and received many awards and honors. This anniversary edition includes an updated and extended epilogue about the author's experiences since the original publication. It also includes twelve pages of new photos and a lengthy section about polio, past and present.This 10th Anniversary Edition will inspire a whole new generation of readers. Those readers who already love it will find themselves reaching for it one more time. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0807574597
Inhaltsangabe: This anniversary edition includes an updated and extended epilogue about the author's experiences since the original publication. It also includes twelve pages of new photos and a lengthy section about polio, past and present.
Über den Autor:
Peg Kehret (last name pronounced like carrot) is an American writer. Her writing primarily targets younger children between the ages of 8 and 14.
Kehret was born on November 11, 1936 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Her family and she moved to Austin, Minnesota in 1944. In 1949, at the age of twelve, Kehret was diagnosed with polio and spent the next nine months of her life in hospitals such as sheltering arms. She made a full recovery, and in 1954 graduated from high school. She married Carl Kehret on July 2, 1955, and they moved to California and adopted two children, Anne and Bob. Her first children's book, Winning Monologs for Young Actors, was published in 1985. In 1986, Kehret won her first Children's Book Award. Kehret currently lives in Washington.
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