Lindsey Vonn: Olympic Champion

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Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn! This book introduces readers to Vonn's childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Vonn's journey to become professional skier, from her father's early lessons to her break into international races. Vonn's performances in the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics are covered, leading up to her first Olympic gold medal at the 2010 Olympics. Vonn's World Cup wins are highlighted, including her prize cow after a 2005 win in Val d'Isere, France. Vonn's marriage to fellow skier Thomas Vonn, her friendship with competitor Maria Reisch, and her hobbies are also included. Features include table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF007100, JNF054160, JNF054110
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Sports
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Big Buddy Books
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2010-09-01
ISBN 9781616139780, 9781617872532
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 796.93
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.25 x 8
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.8
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 139388
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Sarah Tieck