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What are the paralympic games?

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display_descriptionAs 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 lead evolve into the Paralympics. Participants from all around the world vie for the gold medal in a variety of sports, including archery, basketball, swimming, speed skating, and ice hockey. Author Gail Herman highlights their achievements, describes how these athletes train--both mentally and physically--for the games, and gives the reader a better understanding of what makes the Paralympic Games one of the world's most viewed sporting events.
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subject_facetParalympics
Paralympics -- Juvenile literature
Sports for people with disabilities
Sports for people with disabilities -- Juvenile literature
title_displayWhat are the paralympic games?
title_fullWhat Are the Paralympic Games?
What are the paralympic games? / by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Andrew Thomson
title_shortWhat are the paralympic games?
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Health & Fitness
Juvenile Nonfiction
Paralympics
Sports & Recreations
Sports for people with disabilities