Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio
By Peg Kehret
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Almost twenty years ago, in a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret wrote of months spent in a hospital when she was twelve, first struggling to survive a severe case of
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Children / Young Adults
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Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio
10 December 2013
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22.46 MB
Children / Young Adults (8-13)
Digital Original, Anniversary ed.
Children's General Non-Fiction


"From a writer known for her fiction, a moving memoir about a 12-year-old who got polio in 1949 in Austin, Minnesota, Kehret describes the disease, the diagnosis, the severe symptoms, treatments, phys...
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Author Biography

Peg Kehret has always loved to write. As a child she wanted to be a writer or a veterinarian. Now she includes animals in most of her books and, when she isn t writing, she helps animal rescue groups. Peg s books have won more than fifty state young reader awards.