Roll on

Roll on

Rick Hansen Wheels Around the World

Book - 2012
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As Rick Hansen wheels around the globe on his incredible Man in Motion World Tour, the children he meets are encouraged to dream their own dreams and work to make them come true. Readers also discover little-known facts about the great journey. They learn that Rick wheeled the equivalent of three marathons a day and went through 94 pairs of gloves. And they learn about the gift of a song that Rick and his team sang or hummed mile after mile. The lively text and enchanting illustrations combine to bring to life Rick's amazing feat and the impact it has had on children everywhere. Roll On is an inspirational story for any child who has had to overcome a disability, has a friend or sibling who lives with a disability, or who has big dreams for life.
Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, 2012
ISBN: 9781553655299
155365529X
Branch Call Number: J362.4 Ha EASY
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Lightburn, Ron

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emilymelissabee Sep 28, 2012

This book includes all sorts of little stories about Rick Hansen's Man in Motion World Tour, and teaches the reader about the importance or strength and perseverance. An inspiring and sometimes tear-jerking read that will touch children and adults alike. Gorgeously illustrated as well.

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