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How did Kerri Strug go from Olympic hopeful to Olympic champion? How does Dominique Moceanu spend a typical day? This thorough, fun-to-read book answers those questions and many more. You?ll learn the ins and outs of the equipment and events, find out how scoring is done, read about the history of the sport, and lots more! Dan Gutman?s insider look at gymnastics has been fully updated to include the 1996 Olympics and is sure to enthrall aspiring gymnasts and devoted fans alike. ?A glossary, a chronology, and an entertaining chapter of gymnastics trivia round out this easily read, timely overview of a popular sport.?-- Booklist Dan Gutman is the author of many books for children, including Ice Skating, Taking Flight: My Story by Vicky Van Meter, and World Series Classics. He lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey.
Discusses the history, competitive events, and some superstars of gymnastics, as well as problems and miscellaneous facts related to the sport
Number of Pages: 187
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Puffin Nonfiction
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Dan Gutman
Street Date: August 1, 1998
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-8166
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