Mary Lou Retton: America's Sweetheart (GymnStars Series #5)

Mary Lou Retton: America's Sweetheart (GymnStars Series #5)

by Christine Dzidrums, Lyle Lopez

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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.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149479207
Publisher: Creative Media Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2014
Series: GymnStars Series , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 56
Sales rank: 1,071,793
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Christine Dzidrums holds a bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts from California State University, Fullerton. She has written biographies on many inspiring women: Joannie Rochette, Yuna Kim, Shawn Johnson, Nastia Liukin, The Fierce Five, Gabby Douglas, Sutton Foster, Kelly Clarkson, Idina Menzel and Missy Franklin.
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.

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Mary Lou Retton: America's Sweetheart 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a great story of americas sweetheart.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love Mary -Lou she is so good!!!!!