A children's biography about young Robert Wadlow. The victim of an overactive pituitary gland, Robert lived from 1918 to 1940. He stood just shy of 9 feet tall by the time of his death at age 22. Robert didn't choose his situation, but his accomplishment was in how he handled it. Written for upper elementary readers. Lexile text measure: 770. Includes historical images.
The Cupaha, called “the handsome ones” and numbering some 5,000 souls, lived for a time on this earth. We have absolute proof of their existence. What we don’t have is the story of their disappearance. This ebook is their story.