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Review Ô E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ó Donna Freitas

Gr Joey Jordan is an elite gymnast she spends eight hours a day at the gym leaving little time for boys friends outside of her teammates and other typical teenage activities Her older sister retired from gymnastics after winning the national title and Joey s parents are so burned out that they don t even attend her competitions But things are changing Joey s best friend is thinking about giving up gymnastics Joey is working behind the back of her ultra strict coach with Gold Medal eBook #206 her sister and assistant coach on new routines that playto her strengths And she s become reacuainted with an old friend who s now incredibly hot and wants to be her boyfriend but boyfriends are forbidden because they can destroy an athlete s focus Joey has never won a gold medal at competitions but she wonders if she can win the upcoming.

Review Gold Medal Summer

Gold Medal SummerRegional championships and then go further Donna Freitas was a competitive gymnast and her novel Arthur A Levine Books convincingly presents the stress excitement pain and pure joy of the sport Jaselyn Blanchard convincingly portrays the young protagonist as well as the other characters Although many aspects of the story are predictable the plot and characters will appeal to the many tweens who will be particularly interested in gymnastics after the success of this year s US Olympic team Margo Tanenbaum Rancho Cucamonga Public Library CA c Copyright Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permittedFreitas offers young readers plenty to relate to living in the shadow of a perfect older sibling battling with parents over life s choices and handling insecurities that make it seem lik.

Donna Freitas Ó 9 Read

Gold Medal Summer Read ä 9 ð [PDF / Epub] ★ Gold Medal Summer Author Donna Freitas – Danpashley.co.uk Gr Joey Jordan is an elite gymnast she spends eight hours a day at the gym leaving little time for boys friends outside of her teammates and other typical teenage activities Her older sister retired f Gr Joey Jordan is an elite gymnast she sE failure is looming large An enjoyable story of a girl overcoming obstacles to realize her dreams and for readers who have dreamed of trying out the balance beam or uneven bars Joey s story will be captivating Publishers WeeklyJoey is likable and believable even readers unfamiliar with gymnastics will identify with her friendship and first relationship issues Due to this years London Olympics this novel will probably have a wide audience Freitas is a former competitive gymnast and her descriptions of routines are taut and eye opening Although the hardships of the sport are not underplayed this is a largely positive novel about hard work and self confidence School Library JournalGold Medal Summer successfully reflects the competitive gymnasts spunk thanks to Donna Freitass flash y style and relatable protagonist New York Time.