Gabby Douglas: Golden Smile, Golden Triumph (GymnStars Series #4) by Christine Dzidrums, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Gabby Douglas: Golden Smile, Golden Triumph (GymnStars Series #4)

Gabby Douglas: Golden Smile, Golden Triumph (GymnStars Series #4)

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by Christine Dzidrums
     
 

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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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015206784
Publisher:
Creative Media Publishing
Publication date:
08/24/2012
Series:
GymnStars Series , #4
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
102
Sales rank:
133,067
File size:
7 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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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Gabby Douglas: Golden Smile, Golden Triumph 4.8 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 51 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is an inspiring book to many people. It has touched my family and i hearts
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing. If u love gymnastics, you should read this book. It's very inspiring
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing it teaches african american girls that if you have a dream go for it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love gabby so muxh and now i know soo much about her and that is really awesome!!!!!
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Hi guys. I just want to say that you guys have really influenced my and supported me sooooo much!!!!!!! Thank a lot!!! Gabby Douglas
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love you! I followed you in the olympics and will you please check ur facebook?
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I lov gabby douglas
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Champion person and champion writer
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hart Gabby. Awsome girl.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good book i <3
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love Gabby Dougles.
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Its a good book but gabby just needs a little more faith in herself.im glad she is the 2gold meadedest because thats hard to get two golds in the same thing i want to be just lik hr when i grow up. Because sh is a food gtmnast she has encorged me to fo a loof things. Shr has a verry goodreeputatiwn i would dlike ro be like gabby she is a food person i am a levwluhufwjfnfrkgfrynvetj tkvn kbykhnbggtyugygygyggggggggggggggggggyyyyyyyyuuuuyhjjjjutgbgbgggugjgjgyfhvjbvjfhfjvjhkgkgjbjbjbhbjhkhjhhhkjihnkhgfgjvgvjvuhghhbuhhhhjb 10gymnasy my friwnds just dont ow and rhere gonna have to deal with it causse i know im better yjan rhen anthats gun beng baetyer than them hptp ypo set a password for ypy hhsjgugyvuvj j hhvghhwd
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She was a strong girl I cant be away from my mom more than 2 days unless will cry
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love it
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Love ittt