A Sporting Chance: How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games

By Lori Alexander, Illustrated by Allan Drummond

Dedicating his life to helping patients labeled “incurables,” Ludwig Guttmann fought for the rights of paraplegics to live a full life. The young doctor believed—and eventually proved—that physical movement is key to healing, a discovery that led him to create the first Paralympic Games.


2022-2023 Lamplighter Award

Reading Level: 6.6

Published by Clarion Books

ISBN# 978-1328580795 (HB)