Shannon Miller: Olympic Gymnastics Legend: GymnStars Volume 9 by Christine Dzidrums
Ninth book in an 11 part, award-winning series.
Recounts how the shy, young girl from Oklahoma transformed into the most dominant gymnast of her era.
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
Shannon Miller became an American hero at the 1992 Olympics when she won an impressive five gymnastics medals. Four years later, she captured two gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Regarded as one of the best gymnasts in U.S. history, the Olympic legend is still frequently cited as a role model by today’s top gymnasts.
Shannon Miller: Olympic Legend recounts how the shy, young girl from Oklahoma transformed into the most dominant gymnast of her era. Accompanied by beautiful illustrations, the children’s biography will satisfy young readers yearning to learn about gymnastics superstars of the past.