Fastest Woman on Earth: The Story of Tatyana McFadden (Hardcover)
From Francesca Cavallo, author of the NY Times bestseller Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls.
This is the story of 17-time Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden.
Born with spina bifida in Russia, Tatyana was raised in an orphanage where she walked on her hands for the first six years of her life. In 1994, she was adopted and moved to the United States, where she started racing and breaking records; and is now considered the best female wheelchair racer of all time, and the fastest woman on Earth.
First book in the non-fiction Paralympians series, a picture book series telling the stories of 4 champions who do things their own way and are reinventing sport.