Archive for the ‘Gymnastics’ Category


^ Nonfiction

*Grade levels are based on reviews from sources such as School Library Journal, Booklist, etc. They do not necessarily represent Alan’s and Abby’s views on grade level appropriateness.


courage  ^ Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance by Simone Biles and Michelle Burford (Grades 7-9)

fierce  ^ Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything by Aly Raisman (Grades 7+)

Gold Medal Summer by Donna Freitas (Grades 5-8)

Grace, Gold & Glory by Gabrielle Douglas and Michelle Burford (Grades 7-9)

^ I Got This: To Gold and Beyond by Laurie Hernandez (Grades 3-7)

Lessons Lessons in Falling by Diana Gallagher

^ Off Balance: A Memoir by Dominique Moceanu

^ Shawn Johnson, Olympic Champion: The Story Behind the Smile by Lexicon

Spotting for Nellie by Pamela Lowell (Grades 8-11)

The Flip Side by Shawn Johnson (Grades 7-9)

 You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott (Grades 10+)