Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports, Gregory Zuckerman
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Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports

Author: Gregory Zuckerman, Elijah Zuckerman, Gabriel Zuckerman

Narrator: Gabra Zackman

Unabridged: 3 hr 26 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 02/20/2018

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation

Synopsis

Growing up in a crime-plagued, gang-infested neighborhood, Venus and Serena Williams were led to believe their environment was not a place where dreams could come true. It took a relentless determination, a burning desire to be the best, and a willingness to conquer racial barriers for them to emerge as tennis legends. Simone Biles was raised by a single mother with addiction issues, forcing her grandparents to intervene. But Simone soon discovered balance beams and gymnastics mats, setting her on a path toward Olympic greatness. Carli Lloyd, meanwhile, believed her youth soccer career was really starting to take off, only to be cut from her team. Instead of quitting the sport she loved, Carli rebuilt her confidence from the ground up, ultimately becoming one of the leaders on the World Cup Champion U.S. Women's Soccer team. The athletes featured in this book met earth-shaking challenges head on, and through hard work and perseverance, went on to conquer the sports world. This collection of mini biographies, complete with first-hand content drawn from interviews, is a source of inspiration and self-empowerment for kids and sports fans of all ages.

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