Finally, an inspiring biography of an Olympic gold medal winner that kids can read in less than 90 minutes.
Great for book reports, school projects, and beloved by girls in gymnastics around the world, A Pioneer in Perfection illustrates the power of female athletes with the message that if you work hard at something you can achieve greatness.
At the age of 14, Nadia Comaneci was the first person to receive a perfect 10.0 score in the Olympics, is credited with popularizing gymnastics around the world, and is considered one of the best athletes in the 20th century.
Nadia Comaneci has one of the most inspiring true stories in modern times and she is a perfect role model for little girls who are just getting into sports. A Pioneer of Perfection follows Nadia’s story from growing up in Romania, to winning the Olympics, and ultimately coming to America where she lives today. The book is full of motivational quotes from Nadia and teaches children lessons such as good sportsmanship and that they should never quit.