Winning Balance

Winning Balance

What I've Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams

By Shawn Johnson; Nancy French

Tyndale Momentum, Paperback, 9781414380926, 253pp.

Publication Date: April 2013

At age 20, American gymnast Johnson was a four-time Olympic gold and silver medalist; a national- and world-champion athlete. Already a popular role model to all ages, in 2009 she captured the national spotlight again when she won the widely popular "Dancing with the Stars." Yet she is no stranger to hard work and adversity.

About the Author
Shawn Johnson has accomplished a lifetime of achievements that include Olympic Medals, a "New York Times" bestselling memoir, a business, a career in broadcast all while recently being accepted as a student into Vanderbilt University.Johnson is a2007 World Champion, a 2008 Olympic Women s Gymnastics Gold and Silver Medalist, and a 2006, 2007, 2008 National Champion all achieved by the time she turned sixteen. At the age of seventeen, she became the youngest ever contestant, and subsequently in May of 2009 was crowned champion, of ABC s eighth season of "Dancing with the Stars". "The Flip Side "is Shawn Johnson s debutYA novel. Find out more at

Nancy French is the author of Home and Away: A Story of Family in a Time of War and Red State of Mind: How a Catfish Queen Reject Became a Liberty Belle. She is also the editor of, a pop culture-focused magazine for parents, and lives in Tennessee with her husband and three children.