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American Girl Publishing, Incorporated, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 124 pages
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Ten-year-old McKenna has always been a good student-and great at gymnastics. So when her grades suddenly begin to fall, her teacher suggests a little extra help from a tutor. McKenna is horrified until she meets her tutor, Josie, a super-confident girl who also happens to be in a wheelchair. Josie encourages McKenna to focus on her strengths and work toward her goals one day at a time. But just as McKenna begins to shine in school, she's sidelined with a gymnastics injury--and her confidence unravels. Now she's worried about her grades and earning a spot on the competitive gymnastics team. Can she find a way to believe in herself again?

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User Review  - Alison Stadt - Goodreads

McKenna wants to be on the competitive team for gymnastics, but it's so hard! But, when McKenna has an accident (she breaks her ankle) at gymnastics she is bumped out of gymnastics for a while. It's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lucy - Goodreads

It was good but I didn't like it that much. You should see the movie! It's really good. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Mary Casanova is the author of nine middle-grade novels and three picture books.She lives with her family in Ranier, Minnesota.

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