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Small Steps, the Year I Got Polio
Contributor(s): Kehret, Peg (Author)

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ISBN: 0807574589     ISBN-13: 9780807574584
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
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Binding Type: Paperback
Published: January 1996

Annotation: Kehret, who contracted polio in 1949, describes the diagnosis, severe symptoms, treatments, physical therapy, walking sticks and more in this moving memoir. B&W illustrations.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Dewey: B
LCCN: 95052641
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Lexile Measure: 830(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 6" W x 7.9" (0.40 lbs) 184 pages
- Chronological Period - 1940's
- Geographic Orientation - Minnesota
- Topical - Physically Challenged
Features: Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award, Nominee, Grades 4-8, 2001
Young Hoosier Book Award, Winner, Grades 4-6, 2001
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 16150
Reading Level: 5.2   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 4.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Small Steps has received the following awards: 1997 ALA Notable Book for Children, 1997 Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1996 Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, 1998 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award (Vermont), 1998-99 Mark Twain Award (Missouri). It has been on Master Reading Lists in Tennessee, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Washington, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire.
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