31 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color map ; 30 cm
Picture books for children
A documentory based on Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's life was released in 2005 under the title Emmanuel's gift. It was narrated by Oprah Winfrey and featured Robin Williams.
Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people -- but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in 2001, spreading his powerful message: disability is not inability. Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the disabled.