10.0: The Nadia Comaneci Story: GymnStars Volume 7 by Ellen Aim
Seventh book in an 11 part, award-winning series.
Discover how Nadia Comaneci reached perfection en route to winning nine Olympic medals and how she used her post-gymnastics fame to make the world a better place.
The GymnStars Biography Series – Various authors
Every gymnast has an idol which he or she aspires to be like and is ultimately inspired by. GymnStars is an 11 part, award-winning book series which tells the career and personal life stories of 11 different gymnasts who each achieved the highest heights possible in their sport. These include older legends such as Mary Lou Retton (Volume 5), Nadia Comaneci (Volume 7) and Olga Korbutt (Volume 10) as well as more up-to-date stars such as Simone Biles and Aly Raisman.
Aimed at – a wide-age group audience depending on the volume – from 5 years and up
Perfect for a book report, 10.0: The Nadia Comaneci Story tells the gymnastics legend’s moving story that inspired millions. Growing up in Romania, Nadia Comaneci was just a five-year-old kid who performed cartwheels for fun. Nine years later, she tumbled her way into the history books when she became the first gymnast to earn a 10.0 at the Olympics.
Discover how Nadia reached perfection en route to winning nine Olympic medals and how she used her post-gymnastics fame to make the world a better place.