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Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith
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However, her achievements haven't come without difficulty and sacrifice and in Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith she shares her journey to the Olympic dream and the people who helped make it possible. Her autobiography, coauthored with Michelle Burford, will inspire all those who like Gabby, have faith in God and themselves to make their dreams come true.
Grace, Gold and Glory also features 8 pages of color photographs and the double-sided dustjacket converts into a full-color poster of Gabby.
|Title: Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith|
By: Gabby Douglas, Michelle Burford
Number of Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.60 X 1.40 (inches)|
Weight: 14 ounces
Stock No: WW740615
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The inspiring autobiography from Gabrielle Douglasthe first African-American gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual All-Around championrevealing her journey from the time she first entered a gym to her gold-medal-winning performances.
In the 2012 London Olympics, US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas stole hearts and flew high as the All-Around Gold Medal winner and the brightest star of the US gold-medal-winning womens gymnastics team. That same year, Gabrielle was also named the 2012 Sportswoman of the Year by the Women's Sports Foundation.
In this personal autobiography, Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith, Gabrielle tells her story of faith, perseverance, and determination. Walk with Gabby Douglas through her journey of faith and what her family overcame, from the time she first entered a gymnasium to her gold-medal-winning performances, demonstrating to readers ages 13 and up that they can reach their dreams when they let themselves soar.
Grace, Gold, and Glory My Leap of Faith:
- Is the official autobiography of renowned US gymnast Gabrielle Douglas
- Chronicles Gabrielles journey from her first practice to becoming a 2012 gold-winning US gymnast
- Celebrates Gabrielle as the first African-American gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual All-Around champion, and the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual All-Around and team competitions at the same Olympics.
- Is one of the most inspiring books on the market today for reader ages 13 and up
Gabrielle Douglas is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she made history, becoming the first US gymnast to take home a team and an individual gold medal in the same Olympics. Gabrielle began her training at age six, and became the Virginia State Champion only two years later. When she was fourteen, she left her family in Virginia Beach to train with coach Liang Chow in Des Moines, Iowa. Under Chows guidance, and with tremendous faith in Gods plan for her, Gabrielle competed in the Olympic Trials and walked away with the only guaranteed spot on the team. Since her Olympic triumph, Gabrielle has used her platform to inspire millions with a powerful message: With hard work and persistence, any dream is possible. Visit her online at www.gabrielledouglas.com
Michelle Burford is a Harvard-trained journalist in Manhattan and a founding editor of O, The Oprah Magazine. Though she has visited nearly three dozen countries on six continents and interviewed scores of folks along the way, shed never once even attempted a cartwheel until the day she watched Gabby claim the Olympic gold medal. One month and two enormous bumps on the forehead later, Michelle teamed up with Gabby to bring you the story behind the story. To check out more of Michelle's creations, swing by www.michelleburford.com.
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