Joannie Rochette: Canadian Ice Princess [NOOK Book]

Overview

At the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Joannie Rochette was thrust into the international spotlight when her beloved mother died two days before the ladies short program. The world held their breath for the bereaved figure skater when she opted to compete in her mom's memory. Joannie then captured hearts everywhere when she courageously skated two moving programs to win the Olympic bronze medal. Joannie Rochette: Canadian Ice Princess reveals answers to ice skating enthusiasts' most asked questions. Why did Joannie move...
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Joannie Rochette: Canadian Ice Princess

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Overview

At the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Joannie Rochette was thrust into the international spotlight when her beloved mother died two days before the ladies short program. The world held their breath for the bereaved figure skater when she opted to compete in her mom's memory. Joannie then captured hearts everywhere when she courageously skated two moving programs to win the Olympic bronze medal. Joannie Rochette: Canadian Ice Princess reveals answers to ice skating enthusiasts' most asked questions. Why did Joannie move away from home at a young age? How did her split and subsequent reunion with her beloved coach Manon Perron ultimately ignite her career? How did Joannie cope in the hours following her mother's death? Read the moving story of how Joannie Rochette overcame physical injuries, self-confidence issues and family tragedy to become the inspirational darling of the Vancouver Olympics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982643549
  • Publisher: Creative Media Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/23/2010
  • Series: Skate Stars , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 390,946
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 88 KB

Meet the Author

Christine Dzidrums resides in Southern California with her husband and two sons. Her first novel, Cutters Don’t Cry, won the prestigious Moonbeam Children’s Book Award for the Young Adult Fiction - Mature Issues category. She previously coauthored the biography, Joannie Rochette: Canadian Ice Princess. Christine also recently completed the young adults novel, Kaylee: The “What If?” Game, the follow-up to Cutters Don’t Cry. She is currently working on her fourth book entitled, Life Before Elmo, and the children’s picture book, Princess Dessabelle Makes a Friend.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2011

    Loved it!!!

    This book is the story of a girl who never stopped. This is very inspiring and I highly recommend it.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2012

    Informative

    I had to do her for a sports biography and not only d i find this book informative, i found that it was a fun read :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2012

    Joo

    Figure Skating ROCKS!!!!!!!

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  • Posted October 21, 2011

    Joanie Rochette

    This book is so good!!! I believe girls would really like this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2011

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    i loved it !!!!!!!!

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