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The golden girls of Rio, Nikkolas Smith

Label
The golden girls of Rio
Title
The golden girls of Rio
Statement of responsibility
Nikkolas Smith
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The women athletes of the 2016 Summer Olympics captivated the world: Simone Biles, the most decorated American gymnast of all time; Katie Ledecky, who shattered swimming records in multiple events; Michelle Carter, the first American gold medalist in shot put; Simone Manuel, the first African American woman to medal in individual swimming. Their accomplishments amazed us, as did their personal stories of persistence and hard work. [This book] focuses on the paths to glory for these women athletes, how they got their start and rose to meteoric heights in the Rio games. The other swimming and gymnastic teammates are included in the story as well. An inspiring story, bursting with color and action and life, that will make you smile to see these champion athletes as little girls, and to revisit their triumphs in achieving Olympic gold
Summary
Celebrates some of the American female Olympic gold medalists from the 2016 Summer Olympics, including gymnasts Simone Biles and Laurie Hernandez, swimmers Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel, and shot put champion Michelle Carter
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10557118
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Nikkolas
Dewey number
  • 796.092/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV697.A1
LC item number
S546 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympic Games
  • Women athletes
  • Olympic athletes
  • Olympics
  • Olympic Games
  • Women athletes
  • Athletes
  • Women
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympics
  • Women athletes
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The golden girls of Rio, Nikkolas Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959032670
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781510722477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)959032670
Label
The golden girls of Rio, Nikkolas Smith
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959032670
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781510722477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)959032670

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