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The Golden Girls Of Rio (2016, original release: 2016)
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Call Number E/BIOGRAPHY/796/SMITH,N


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Published: New York, NY : Sky Pony Press, [2016] ©2016
Description:  1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 24 x 29 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781510722477, 1510722475,
Language:  English


The women athletes of the 2016 Summer Olympics captivated the world: Simon Biles, the most decorated American gymnast of all time; Katie Ledecky, who shattered swimming records in multiple events; Michelle Carter, the first American gold medalist in shot put; Simone Manuel, the first African American woman to medal in individual swimming. Their accomplishments amazed us, as did their personal stories of persistence and hard work. [This book] focuses on the paths to glory for these women athletes, how they got their start and rose to meteoric heights in the Rio games. The other swimming and gymnastic teammates are included in the story as well. An inspiring story, bursting with color and action and life, that will make you smile to see these champion athletes as little girls, and to revisit their triumphs in achieving Olympic gold

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