Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 4 - 7U5.228431
Small Steps has received the following awards: 1997 ALA Notable Book for Children, 1997 Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1996 Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, 1998 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award (Vermont), 1998-99 Mark Twain Award (Missouri). It has been on Master Reading Lists in Tennessee, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Washington, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire.
Library Binding, 179 pages
Published on January 1, 1996 by Perfection Learning
ISBN-10: 0756912334
ISBN-13: 9780756912338
35 Book Reviews
  • nac
    nacabout 3 years55 stars
    this is a wonderful true story about a girl who was diagnosed with polio. She fought the sickness for about a year, and she won. Her wish for her thirteenth birthday was that she would be able to walk again. And she did.
    • lilylunapotter
      lilylunapotterabout 3 years55 stars
      One day peg got sick. Her parents thought it was just the flu. But the doctor came and diagnosed her with polio or poliomyelitis. She went to Sheltering Arm hospital in Minneapolis. And left there. She went to the University hospital and was paralyzed from the neck down. And had hard breathing . She got an iron lung, hot pads, therapy, wheelchair, and walking sticks hoping she would walk. Will she walk again? A true story about Peg Kehret.
      • opt_lizard_5181almost 4 years
        I liked the book but at the end it started to get slow
        • girraffe101
          girraffe101almost 4 years55 stars
          I loved this book it is sad but it is really good. There are some pretty sad parts in this book.
          • my225
            my225almost 6 years
            Small Steps by Peg Kehret is an amazing book. Small Steps talks about what Peg started noticing a couple days before Peg had got Polio and what she went through during Polio and how she got through it. Recommend this book to people who love Narrative Nonfiction and Peg Kehret.
            • Jack4isualmost 6 years
              This is a book about peg kehrets life when she had polio
              • cing
                cingalmost 6 years55 stars
                I read it in my group from school and I got interested and I started reading more book from Peg Kehret.
                • art2017
                  art2017almost 6 years55 stars
                  This book is about how Peg Kheret got polio and what she did to get through it.
                  • joseangel2320
                    joseangel2320almost 6 years44 stars
                    I really liked this book u should read it
                    • fastflash
                      fastflashalmost 6 years33 stars
                      It's ok