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Heart of a champion : the Dominique Dawes story

Author: Kim Washburn
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zonderkidz, ©2012.
Series: Zonderkidz biography series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dominique Dawes focused on her dream and nothing would stop her from reaching it -- definitely not the fact that she was still a kid. By the time she was fifteen years old, she stood on the podium to receive the Olympic gold medal in gymnastics. Discover how her faith in God and hard work led her to become one of the top gymnasts in the world.
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Genre/Form: Christian biography
Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Dominique Dawes; Dominique Dawes; Dominique Dawes
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Washburn
ISBN: 9780310722687 0310722683
OCLC Number: 773023561
Notes: "The story of a gymnast with the determination, dedication, and desire to win Olympic gold"--Cover.
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.
Description: 123 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Success under pressure --
The blessings that brought her here --
What teamwork can do --
Nothing less than perfect --
Breakthrough and clean sweep --
Long road to magnificent gold --
Audiences fit for rock stars --
Back to the mat --
Following her heart --
The challenges that need a champion --
What she missed the first three times --
When the White House calls --
Building on the foundation.
Series Title: Zonderkidz biography series.
Responsibility: Kim Washburn.

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The story of Olympian gymnast, Dominique Dawes, who won her first Olympic gold medal in 1996 at the age of 19, then went on to inspire and encourage kids to achieve their goals.  Read more...

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