A book for young readers, Mary Lou Retton: America's Sweetheart tells the inspirational life story of the most celebrated gymnast in United States history. Discover how a young girl from West Virginia achieved her dream of winning gymnastics' all-around title at the 1984 Olympics. Includes beautiful illustrations, anecdotes from her personal life and career highlights.
About the Author
Christine's first novel, Cutters Don't Cry, won a Moonbeam Children's Book Award. She also wrote the tween book Fair Youth and the beginning reader books Future Presidents Club and the Princess Dessabelle series.
Ms. Dzidrums lives in Southern California with her husband, three children and two dogs.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
It is a great story of americas sweetheart.
I love Mary -Lou she is so good!!!!!