Lindsey Vonn: Olympic Champion

Sarah Tieck (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617872532

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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.

Reading Level
Lexile
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
ATOS
DRA
Categories
Genre
Biographies Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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