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Tumbling

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Tumbling

By Caela Carter

Viking Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780451473004, 432pp.

Publication Date: June 7, 2016

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Description
For fans of Make It Or Break It, a novel about the road to Olympics for the world's most elite gymnasts.
Work harder than anyone.
Be the most talented.
Sacrifice everything.
And if you re lucky, maybe you will go to the Olympics.
Grace lives and breathes gymnastics but no matter how hard she pushes herself, she can never be perfect enough.
Leigh, Grace's best friend, has it all: a gymnastics career, a normal high-school life... and a secret that could ruin everything.
Camille wants to please her mom, wants to please her boyfriend, and most of all, wants to walk away.
Wilhelmina was denied her Olympic dream four years ago, and she won t let anything stop her again. No matter what.
Monica is terrified. Nobody believes in her and why should they?
By the end of the two days of the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials, some of these girls will be stars. Some will be going home with nothing. And all will have their lives changed forever.


About the Author
Caela Carter is an author of books about teens and children. She grew up in Baltimore, MD and Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Caela teaches at-risk kids and teens in alternative education programs. She has an MFA in Writing for Children from The New School in New York. Her previous books include Me, Him, Them and It and My Best Friend, Maybe for teenagers and My Life with the Liars for middle grade readers. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and her puppy.
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