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Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, a Life in Balance (PB) (2018)

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9780310759485
$17.99

In Courage to Soar, the official autobiography from four-time Olympic gold-winning and record-setting American gymnast Simone Biles, Simone shares how her faith, family, passion, and perseverance has made her one of the top athletes and gymnasts in the world--and how you too can overcome challenges in your life.

Simone Biles' entrance into the world of gymnastics may have started on a field trip in her hometown of Spring, Texas, but her God-given talent, along with drive to succeed no matter the obstacle, are what brought her to the national spotlight during the Olympic Games and have catapulted her ever since--including 25 World Championship medals. But there is more to Simone than her accomplishments.

In this book Simone shares:

  • how she has relied on her faith and family to stay focused and positive
  • the ways she's continued competing at the highest level and having fun doing what she loves
  • a behind-the-scenes looks at gymnastics events, including the Olympics
  • the events and challenges that carried her from an early childhood in foster care to a coveted spot on the U.S. Olympic team
  • Along the way, Simone shares the details of her inspiring personal story--one filled with daily acts of courage that led her, and can lead you, to even the most unlikely of dreams.

Courage to Soar:

  • presents a positive role model for young girls, whether athletes or not
  • is an ideal gift for birthdays, holidays, or to celebrate important achievements
  • is perfect for school assignments and reports
  • is an inspirational story for fans of gymnastics or any sport
  • contains an eight-page, full-color photo insert

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Author:
Simone Biles
With:
Michelle Burford
ISBN 10:
031075948X
Pages:
256
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication Date:
May 1, 2018
Binding:
Paperback
Weight:
0.70lbs
Age Group:
Young Adult (14 - 18)
Grade Range:
8-12