The Resource Against all odds, by Drew Lyon

Against all odds, by Drew Lyon

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Against all odds
Title
Against all odds
Statement of responsibility
by Drew Lyon
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Profiles athletes who had to deal with physical disabilities in order to achieve their goals, including runner Terry Fox, tennis star Arthur Ashe, surfer Bethany Hamilton, and Iraq War veteran and triathlete Melissa Stockwell
  • Participating in sports can be fun-- and they can present challenges. Meet some athletes who had to face physical impairments, discrimination because of the color of their skin, or devastating injuries or disease. These real heroes of sports proved the disbelievers wrong
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.0922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV697.A1
LC item number
L959 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Real heroes of sports
  • Sports illustrated kids
Target audience
juvenile
Against all odds, by Drew Lyon
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Against all odds, by Drew Lyon
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Overcoming the odds -- Terry Fox: hero of hope -- Stephen Curry: shooting star -- Arthur Ashe: dignified champion -- Bethany Hamilton: surfing survivor -- Keri Strug: vaulting to glory -- Jim Abbott: striking out the impossible -- The 1980 U.S. Men's Olympic Hockey Team: shocking the world -- Anthony Robles: wrestling the doubters -- Melissa Stockwell: true blue hero
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ocn955013955
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781515744580
Isbn Type
(ebook pdf : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016039082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Stock number
1416459
System control number
(OCoLC)955013955

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