Book List

Black, Kathryn. In the Shadow of Polio: A Personal and Social History (Addison-Wesley, 1996).

Backman, Margaret. The Post-Polio Experience: Psychological Insights and Coping Strategies for Polio Survivors and Their Families (iUniverse, Inc., 2006).

Carter, Richard. Breakthrough: The Saga of Jonas Salk. (Trident Press, 1966).

Daniel, Thomas M., and Frederick C. Robbins, eds. Polio (University of Rochester Press, 1997).

Davis, Fred. Passage through Crisis: Polio Victims and Their Families (Transaction Publications, 1963, 1991).

Gallagher, Hugh. FDR’s Splendid Deception (Dodd, Mead & Co., 1985).

Gould, Tony. A Summer Plague: Polio and Its Survivors (Yale University Press, 1995).

Halstead, Lauro S., ed. Managing Post-Polio: A Guide to Living and Aging Well With Post-Polio Syndrome (ABI Professional Publications, 2006).

Kehret, Peg and Denise Shanahan. Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio (Albert Whitman & Company, 2000). This is a children’s book.

Kluger, Jeffrey. Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2004).

Mee, Charles. A Nearly Normal Life: A Memoir (Little, Brown, 1999).

Offit, Paul A., MD. The Cutter Incident: How America’s First Polio Vaccine Led to The Growing Vaccine Crisis (Yale University Press, 2005).

Oshinsky, David. Polio: An American Story (Oxford University Press, 2005).

Paul, John R. A History of Poliomyelitis (Yale University Press, 1971).

Rogers, Naomi. Dirt and Disease: Polio before FDR (Rutgers University Press, 1992).

Silver, Julie K. Post-Polio Syndrome: A Guide for Polio Survivors and Their Families (Yale University Press, 2002).

Wilson, Daniel J. Living With Polio: The Epidemic and Its Survivors (The University of Chicago Press, 2005).

Zames, Frieda, and Doris Zames Fleischer. The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity to Confrontation (Temple University Press, 2001).