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Flying High: The Story of Gymnastics Champion Simone Biles

Flying High: The Story of Gymnastics Champion Simone Biles

Hardcover

$18.99
Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on May 19, 2020

Overview

A lyrical picture book biography of Simone Biles, gymnastics champion and Olympic superstar.

Before she was a record-breaking gymnast competing on the world stage, Simone Biles spent time in foster care as a young child. Nimble and boundlessly energetic, she cherished every playground and each new backyard.

When she was six years old, Simone's family took shape in a different way. Her grandparents Ron and Nellie Biles adopted Simone and her sister Adria. Ron and Nellie became their parents. Simone was also introduced to gymnastics that same year, launching a lifelong passion fueled by remarkable talent, sacrifice, and the undying support of her family.

From her athletic early childhood to the height of her success as an Olympic champion, Flying High is the story of the world's greatest gymnast from author Michelle Meadows and illustrator Ebony Glenn.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250205667
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication date: 05/19/2020
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Michelle Meadows is the author of Hibernation Station, Piggies in Pajamas, and Super Bugs. She dances with her husband as much as possible. She lives in Delaware and loves to write at the beach.

Ebony Glenn is an Atlanta-based illustrator and proud recipient of the 2018 Wonders of Childhood Focus Fellowship. She has illustrated books including Brave Ballerina, Not Quite Snow White, and Mommy's Khimar.