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Author Morganelli, Adrianna, 1979- author.

Title Rick Hansen : improving life for people with disabilities / Adrianna Morganelli.

Publication Info. St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, NY : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2017]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 796.0456 Hansen,R MOR    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 796.0456 Hansen,R MOR    Available
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Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Remarkable lives revealed
Remarkable lives revealed.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience Ages: 7-10.
Grades: 4 to 6.
Summary An important advocate for people with physical disabilities, Canadian Paralympic athlete Rick Hansen circled the world in his wheelchair, proving that, with perseverance and courage, anything is possible! Hansen's Man in Motion tour took him around the world, raising money for research to improve the lives of those who have disabilities. This inspiring book describes his remarkable story as an athlete, activist, and philanthropist. An example of determination for many people around the world, his commitment to making a difference continues today.
Contents On the move -- Early childhood -- A man in motion -- A long way home -- Just the beginning.
Subject Hansen, Rick, 1957- -- Juvenile literature.
Hansen, Rick, 1957-
Human rights workers -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes with disabilities -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Paraplegics -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Human rights workers -- Canada -- Biography.
Athletes with disabilities -- Canada -- Biography.
Paraplegics -- Canada -- Biography.
ISBN 9780778726920 (hardback)
0778726924 (hardback)
9780778727033 (paperback)
0778727033 (paperback)

 
    
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