Aly Raisman: Born to Tumble: GymnStars Volume 8 by Miranda Marshak
Eighth book in an 11 part, award-winning series.
Learn more about Aly Raisman, the hardworking gymnast who rose to become the captain of the Fierce Five and captured more gymnastics medals at the 2012 London Olympics than any other American woman.
Age 7 and up.
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
At the 2012 London Olympics, Aly Raisman captured more gymnastics medals than any other American woman. In all, the athlete earned two gold medals and one bronze medal. Aly’s impressive accomplishment turned her into an overnight celebrity leading to several endorsement offers and a high-profile stint on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.
A children’s biography, Aly Raisman: Born to Tumble will enrapture readers longing to learn more about the hardworking gymnast who rose to become the captain of the Fierce Five.