THE GIRL WHO BECAME STRONG
By: Laura Paoletti
About the Book
Rachel Andrews’ life changed when she was 5-years-old. The doctors told her parents she would never walk again after a terrible accident and was placed in a wheelchair. As Rachel and her family move to a small town in Mississippi, she is a little nervous about making friends. She then meets Christopher who encourages her to try out for the basketball team.
After tryouts go terribly with other girls teasing Rachel, Christopher finds a new chance at basketball with the YMCA and the Special Olympics. Read on and discover how Rachel finds her strength, and new friends along the way!
About the Author
Laura Paoletti was a swimming and bowling competitor in the Special Olympics. She lives in Naples, Florida with her parents and seven dogs.
(2020, Paperback, 44 Pages)