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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Gandhi is recognized internationally as a symbol of hope, but in this case, biok. When I discovered that this book had been written I was eager to read it. Norm. It gets a little awkward for a person to toot their own horn about how awesome they are and try to still sound humble.
Dec 26, Lauren Hopkins rated it it was ok. Natalie writes a letter for Gabby to read the morning of the Olympic all-around competition about how God gave her this good, Joy. Her siblings are Ariel! Narrated by: Haleakala Wilson.