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Nadia The Girl Who Couldn't Sit Still

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ISBN-10: 0544319605

ISBN-13: 9780544319608

Edition: 2016

Authors: Karlin Gray, Christine Davenier

List price: $17.99
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Description:

Nadia Comaneci was a feisty and fearless little girl who went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games, where she received an unprecedented seven perfect scores in gymnastics. But as readers will see in this first-ever illustrated picture book about Nadia's journey to Olympic gold, the road from small-town girl to world-class athlete was full of many imperfect moments.      Expert illustrations that capture the energy and fluidity of Nadia's exuberant gymnastic routines and referential back matter round out this inspirational story of determination and overcoming adversity. A perfect 10.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 6/7/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 40
Size: 9.75" wide x 11.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Christine Davenier is the illustrator of numerous picture books. She received a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year Award for The First Thing My Mama Told Me by Susan Marie Swanson.