The Resource Courage to soar : a body in motion, a life in balance, Simone Biles ; with Michelle Burford ; [foreword by Mary Lou Retton]

Courage to soar : a body in motion, a life in balance, Simone Biles ; with Michelle Burford ; [foreword by Mary Lou Retton]

Label
Courage to soar : a body in motion, a life in balance
Title
Courage to soar
Title remainder
a body in motion, a life in balance
Statement of responsibility
Simone Biles ; with Michelle Burford ; [foreword by Mary Lou Retton]
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Language
eng
Summary
Simone Biles’ entrance into the world of gymnastics may have started on a daycare field trip in her hometown of Spring, Texas, but her God-given talent, passion, and perseverance have made her one of the top gymnasts in the world, as well as a four-time winner of Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro. But there is more to Simone than the nineteen medals -- fourteen of them gold -- and the Olympic successes. Through years of hard work and determination, she has relied on her faith and family to stay focused and positive, while having fun competing at the highest level and doing what she loves. Here, in her own words, Simone takes you through the events, challenges, and trials that carried her from an early childhood in foster care to a coveted spot on the 2016 Olympic team
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 796.44092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 13-17
LC call number
GV460.2.B55
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adolescent
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Courage to soar : a body in motion, a life in balance, Simone Biles ; with Michelle Burford ; [foreword by Mary Lou Retton]
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Courage to soar : a body in motion, a life in balance, Simone Biles ; with Michelle Burford ; [foreword by Mary Lou Retton]
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: The power of a dream / Mary Lou Retton -- Decision day -- Spring -- True home -- Doing backflips -- Shady arbor way -- A novena -- Leveling up -- Daydreamer -- Bar release -- Game change -- New normal -- Redemption -- Wheels up -- Saving graces -- Just like practice -- The warehouse -- Staying grounded -- Bora-Bora -- The final five
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24 cm
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250 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
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9780310759669
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