Remember Me
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Boy in Motion : Rick Hansen's Story
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AGE
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7 
READABILITY
4.3 
PAGES
48 p. ; 
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PUBLISHER
Pgw, 2009 
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Paperback
ISBN 9781553654278
Publisher Summary
As a young boy, Rick Hansen loved to fish and play ball. At 15, an accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. However, Rick was a very determined young man. He'd still fish and play ball and live out his dreams ? he'd just learn to do them differently. Boy in Motion shows how Rick literally set his dreams in motion made them come to life. Sensitive text and lovely watercolor illustrations combine to create a story of courage and triumph that's sure to inspire young readers everywhere.

Recounts the life and achievements of Rick Hansen, who became paralyzed from the waist down after an accident at age fifteen, and whose will and determination helped him become a world-class athlete in wheelchair sports.
 
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