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Small Steps, the Year I Got Polio

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ISBN13: 9780807574584
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In a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret writes about months spent in a hospital when she was twelve, first struggling to survive a severe case of polio, then slowly learning to walk again.

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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.

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borden_maria, November 9, 2007 (view all comments by borden_maria)
this book is so amazing i read it about 100 times. i actually felt like i was peg. the book was filled w/ every detail and emotion. it made me cry b/c any one who has to go to through something that horrible and be so optimistic .i encourage EVERYONE to read this book :]
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amazinglyrandom, September 11, 2006 (view all comments by amazinglyrandom)
this book was AMAZING...i could not put it down...it keeps u interested for hours and u alawys wonder ehat will happen next...it was funny at times, sad at time's and always keep you interested...
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780807574584
Author:
Kehret, Peg
Publisher:
Albert Whitman & Company
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Poliomyelitis
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Poliomyelitis - Patients - United States
Subject:
autobiography; authors; disease; polio
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Authors
Subject:
Disease
Subject:
polio
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in
Age Level:
08-13

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
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