Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas

[historic Olympic Champion]

Book - 2013
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Gabby Douglas amazed people at the 2012 Summer Olympics, as she helped Team USA win a gold medal before making history as the first African-American to win a gold medal in the individual all-around event. Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and engaging text draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of this historic Olympic champion! Readers will learn about Douglas's family background, her early interest in gymnastics, and her move to Iowa at age 14 to train with famed coach Liang Chow, leading up to her gold-medal performance at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Background on the Olympic Games is also included. Features include a table of contents, a map, "Did You Know" fact boxes, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetic spellings, and an index. Big Buddy BOOKS is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing, c2013
ISBN: 9781617837487
1617837482
Branch Call Number: DOUGLAS J B
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 24 cm.

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