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Shannon Miller: Olympic Gymnastics Legend

Shannon Miller: Olympic Gymnastics Legend
Shannon Miller: Olympic Gymnastics Legend
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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.The ninth book in the GymnStars series, 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.

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Pages: 50
Reading Level: Advanced (9 to 13)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-938438-92-9
Categories: Educational, Girls, Health & Sports
Features: Illustrations, Photos, Chapters
Keywords: shawn johnson, aly raisman, alicia sacramone, dominique dawes, simone biles
Date Added: September 15, 2017
Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Olympic Gymnast ics Legend Shannon Miller Shannon Miller Olympic Gymnast ics Legend ByEmilyPullman GymnStars Volume Creative Media Inc PO Box Whittier California United States of America The scanning uploading and distribution of this book via the Internet or via any other means without the permission of the publisher is illegal and punishable by law Please purchase only authorized electronic editions and do not participate in or encourage electronic piracy of copyrighted materials Your support of the authors rights is appreciated The publisher does not have any control and does not assume any responsibility for author or thirdparty website or their content wwwcreativemedianet Book cover design by Joseph Dzidrums Copyright  by Creative Media Inc All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America First Edition August LCCN On File ISBN eISBN Table of Contents Chapter One Sibling Revelry Chapter Two Gymnast Chapter Three Barcelona Chapter Four Golden Dreams Chapter Five Legend Essential Links About the Publisher        I just loved being in the gym I went one hour each week When  minutes was up they couldnt pry me from the gym Chapter One Sibling Revelry There are no secrets to success It requires endless preparation hard work and the admira ble ability to bounce back from failure Because gymnast Shannon Miller possessed all these qualities she became one of the most successful athletes of all time Shannon Lee Miller was born on March  in Rolla Missouri She eventually became the middle child in her family with an older sis ter named Tessa and a younger brother Troy Shannons parents Claudia and Ron Miller met while attending Trinity University in San Antonio Texas When Shannon was just a few months old her family moved to Edmond Oklahoma where her father accepted a job as a professor of physics at the University of Central Oklahoma Meanwhile Shannons mother worked as a bank vice president