Read and learn about Olympian gymnast Dominique Dawes and how her faith in God and her hard work helped make her one of the top gymnasts in the world. Let her story and her motto, "Determination, dedication, and desire" inspire and encourage you. Includes photographs from Dawes' gymnastic career as well as a special note from her.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 112 Vendor: ZonderKidz Publication Date: 2012 ISBN: 0310722683
Her Determination, Dedication, and Desire Brought Home the Gold Dominique Dawes focused on her dream, and nothing would stop her from reaching it---definitely not the fact that she was still just a kid. By the time she was ninteen years old, she stood on the podium to receive the Olympic gold medal in gymnastics. Discover how her faith in God and hard work led her to become one of the top gymnasts in the world. Let her story and her motto of 'determination, dedication, and desire' encourage you to become all you can be, in competition and in life. Includes a special note from Dominique Dawes.
Kim Washburn has been writing for children for more than ten years. While working at Focus on the Family, two of her original stories were recognized by the Evangelical Press Association, including first place in the fiction category. Her nonfiction books for young readers have reached a wide audience---including Breaking Through by Grace: The Bono Story and Defender of Faith: The Mike Fisher Story. SPANISH BIO: Kim Washburn comenzo su carrera en el mundo editorial con Enfoque a la Familia. Despues de trabajar en el equipo de mercadeo para los libros de esa organizacion, se convirtio en editora asociada para su revista mensual. Desde 1997 estuvo a cargo de evaluar obras para jovenes, escribio textos originales y ayudo a crear una revista refinada, entretenida y edificante. Dios de sus historias fueron premiadas por la Asociacion Evangelica de Prensa, incluyendo un primer lugar en la categoria ficcion.