Gabby Douglas: Golden Smile, Golden Triumph [NOOK Book]

Overview

At just 14 years old, gymnast Gabby Douglas left behind her close-knit family in Virginia Beach, Virginia, to train under Liang Chow, famed coach of Olympic legend Shawn Johnson. The move to Iowa was not an easy decision for the focused teenager. For many months, she suffered serious bouts of homesickness. Still, the girl with the golden smile believed her sacrifice would someday lead her to Olympic gold. A children's biography, Gabby Douglas: Golden Smile, Golden Triumph will grab readers as they experience the ...
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Gabby Douglas: Golden Smile, Golden Triumph

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Overview

At just 14 years old, gymnast Gabby Douglas left behind her close-knit family in Virginia Beach, Virginia, to train under Liang Chow, famed coach of Olympic legend Shawn Johnson. The move to Iowa was not an easy decision for the focused teenager. For many months, she suffered serious bouts of homesickness. Still, the girl with the golden smile believed her sacrifice would someday lead her to Olympic gold. A children's biography, Gabby Douglas: Golden Smile, Golden Triumph will grab readers as they experience the thrilling path the popular gymnast from the Fierce Five took on her way to becoming Olympic Champion and America's Sweetheart.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015206784
  • Publisher: Creative Media Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/24/2012
  • Series: GymnStars , #4
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 102
  • Sales rank: 33,272
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Christine Dzidrums holds a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts from California State University, Fullerton. She previously co-wrote Joannie Rochette: Canadian Ice Princess and Yuna Kim: Ice Queen. Her first novel, Cutters Don't Cry, won a 2010 Moonbeam Children's Book Award in the Young Adult Fiction category. Christine also authored the picture book, Princess Dessabelle Makes a Friend. She recently competed her second novel, Kaylee: The 'What If?' Game.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2012

    GDGSGT is a strong children's book about an even stronger girl w

    GDGSGT is a strong children's book about an even stronger girl who made her biggest dream come true. I liked how the book focused evenly on her life story and just weren't all about the Olympics.

    17 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2013

    Thisv is the most awesome book i had ever heard

    This book is an inspiring book to many people. It has touched my family and i hearts

    11 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2013

    SHOUT OUT TO THE FLYING SQUIRREL

    Hey gabby


    MY NAME IS LIZZI AND I AM INSPIRED BY YOU? I MEAN YOU DIDNT LET ANYTHING GET IN THE WY OF YOUR DREAMS YOU ARE MY ROLL MODEL I LOVE YA

    6 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2013

    Gabby

    Omg I loved this book taught me about never let your dreams wash away out of hands. If you want to make your dream come do somthing to make you better and better

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2013

    Hi

    I am a true gymnast.I got started a while ago, but then I heard a Gabby douglas voice coming out of me.I love the Flying Squirrel.When i get into he olympics i will have a team as good as gabby's .I love u gabby you're an inspratinion.I have learned every single thing about gymnastics and breathing in the gymnast compietion.But everyone should get a little compition.Gd gd gd gd gd gd gd gd gd gd gd gd Gabby Douglas rules.She is a true inspration for me and mabye herself nd other gymnast around the world but is a life saver for me.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2013

    Anonymous

    Amazing. If u love gymnastics, you should read this book. It's very inspiring

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2013

    Gabby,gabby,gabby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I love you gabby you are my role model and you totaly deserve to be on the olympic team cant wait to see you in rio!!!!!!!!!

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2013

    Gabby rules

    I love gabby so muxh and now i know soo much about her and that is really awesome!!!!!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2013

    Gabby

    The book looks really good

    2 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2013

    Awsome

    This book is amazing it teaches african american girls that if you have a dream go for it

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2013

    Love it

    Love it

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

    Help!

    Before I buy the book I wanna figure out how many pages it is can someone help

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2013

    Tj10

    Sample short but starting out its a good one

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2013

    Beauitful girl

    Thank you for all your hard work book is great

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2012

    Looks great

    My cousin just got it for christmas she is freinds with jordyn weiber and trained with her

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2014

    Deanna

    Champion person and champion writer

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2014

    #flyingsquirrel

    Hart Gabby. Awsome girl.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2014

    Love Gaby

    Good book i <3

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2014

    Love

    I love Gabby Dougles.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2014

    Love her so much.....

    .....I could cry. And I'm a girl.

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