|What are the Paralympic Games? (What was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Random House))|
Author: Herman, Gail
As the Opening Ceremony for the 1948 Summer Olympic Games commenced in London, a similar sporting competition was taking place a few miles away. But the men at Stoke Mandeville weren't your typical athletes. They were paralyzed World War II veterans. The games at Stoke Mandeville were so successful that they would eventually evolve into the Paralympics.
|Accelerated Reader Information:|
Interest Level: MG
Reading Level: 5.50
Points: 1.0 Quiz: 509289
Full Text Reviews: