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Finding the edge : my life on the ice

Author: Karen Chen; Natalie England; Kristi Yamaguchi
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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U.S. figure skating champion Karen Chen shares the story of how she got where she is today, and where she's going next.
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Genre/Form: Teen nonfiction
Autobiographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Karen Chen; Karen Chen
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Chen; Natalie England; Kristi Yamaguchi
ISBN: 9780062822680 0062822683
OCLC Number: 1012893642
Notes: Verso of book jacket forms a poster of Karen Chen.
Description: 216 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Prologue --
Chapter 1 Coming to Life --
Chapter 2: Finding a Friend 19 --
Chapter 3: Figuring it Out --
Chapter 4: Practicing Perfect --
Chapter 5: Pushing Through --
Chapter 6: Making Sacrifices --
Chapter 7: Willing to Win --
Chapter 8: Getting out of my Own Way --
Chapter 9: Meeting a Mentor --
Chapter 10: Preparing for Uncertainty --
Chapter 11: Breaking Through --
Chapter 12: Fighting Back --
Chapter 13: Making my Mark --
Chapter 14: Learning Balance --
Chapter 15: Becoming the Dream --
Chapter 16: Listening to my Voice --
Chapter 17: Continuing the Journey --
Epilogue --
Career Summary --
Figure Skating Competitive Season Timeline --
Glossary of Figure Skating Terms --
International Skating Union Technical Rules --
Us Figure Skating Championships-Single Ladies champions --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Karen Chen with Natalie England.

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Figure skating icon and U.S. National Champion Chen shares the amazing story of her rise to the top, including never-before-seen photos and behind-the-scenes details from her journey on and off the  Read more...

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"Chen's fans and young skating enthusiasts will find much to devour about life as a competitive skater." -- School Library Journal

 
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