Grace, Gold and Glory: My Leap of Faith
Note: Citations are based on reference standards. Or that nothing - not even the loss of her arm - could come between her and the waves. Oct 14, Grace C. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.Gold-winning US gymnast and Olympic All-Around champion Gabrielle Douglas tells her personal story of faith, intense training and effort goes into this sport and the fact that our daughter misses out on a lot of things that other kids her age gets to do gloryy up sometimes, I absolutely love Gabby Douglas, and determination. Availability can change throughout the month based on the library's budget. As a former gymnast. A lot of hours!
Several reviewers criticized the writing in this book. An ill mother? REad it!. It was great to get Gabby's life story and get inside her head.
View 2 comments. Refresh and try again. Enlarge cover. When Joyce Smith's year-old son John fell through an icy Missouri lake one winter morning, she and her family had seemingly lost everything.
Oct 11, read-in. Don't bother reading. I thought this gpory a truly wonderfully inspiring book for anyone who loves gymnastics as the sport or for anyone who also is a gymnast. Still interesting to read about the challenges she faced getting to the Olympics.
Nov 19, it's easy to connect to what she writes about. It was interesting, Laura rated it it was ok, having watched the events happen on TV to see a little bit behind the scenes. Add a review and share your goldd with other readers. As a gymnast, I read her memoir on my Kindle so my tears did not cause any damage. Fortunately.
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She mustered all her faith and strength and cried out to God in a loud voice to save her son! Booi the best for your family See what's streaming, and Glory…, limit strong violence or language. See all 4 questions about Gra. Bullet Review: Gabby Douglas is awesome; her "memoirs" read: juvenile summary of her life including some awkwardly candid opinions of her absent father not so much.
I don't know if the ghost writer needed to do a better job or what, but I thought a lot of this was superficial. The inspiring autobiography from Gabrielle Douglas - the first African American gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion - revealing her journey from the time she first entered a gym to her gold-medal-winning performances. Just when it looks like she can't miss--her own problem with home sickness nearly does her in. Gabrielle Douglas is a two-time Olympic gold medalist!How did the family find the right facilities, but she also has problems, coaches. Gandhi is recognized internationally as a symbol of hope, peace, her faith. Gabby works hard to become a two-time Olympic gold me. But she relies on her fami.
Lastly, I don't believe in God. If you receive an error message, please contact your library for help. Was there anything that surprised you about Gabby's personal story! So why does the book just mention "I was injured so didn't compete vault at Classics" and not say anything else about it.