Small Steps

The Year I Got Polio

Kehret, Peg

Book - 2006
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Small Steps
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The author describes her battle against polio and her efforts to overcome its debilitating effects.

Publisher: Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman & Co., 2006
Edition: Anniversary ed
ISBN: 9780807574591
0807574597
Branch Call Number: j 616.835 K26s 2006
Characteristics: 205 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill. ;,22 cm

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The author describes her battle against polio and her efforts to overcome its debilitating effects.

In a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret writes about months spent in a hospital when she was 12 years old, first struggling to survive a severe case of polio, then slowly learning to walk again.


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Nov 13, 2014

I greatly admired Peg's pluck and determination. Additionally, I was quite moved by the amount of support and encouragement she received and also how she had the maturity and compassion to recognize the positivity in her extreme misfortune.

Dec 08, 2009
  • ncsrats rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love this book!!! It is really good. Very interesting; especially for those who love medical stuff.

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Mar 07, 2013

red_dolphin_2405 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 17 and 19

Jun 28, 2012
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