Shawn Johnson (Paperback)

Gymnastics Golden Girl: Gymnstars Volume 1

By Christine Dzidrums, Leah Rendon, Joseph Dzidrums (Illustrator)

Creative Media Publishing, 9780983539322, 180pp.

Publication Date: January 4, 2012

List Price: 9.99*
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Shawn Johnson, the young woman from Des Moines, Iowa, captivated the world at the 2008 Beijing Olympics when she snagged a gold medal on the balance beam. Shawn Johnson: Gymnastics' Golden Girl chronicles the life and career of one of sport's most beloved athletes.

About the Author

Christine Dzidrums holds a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts from California State University, Fullerton. She previously co-wrote Joannie Rochette: Canadian Ice Princess and Yuna Kim: Ice Queen . Her first novel, Cutters Don't Cry, won a 2010 Moonbeam Children's Book Award in the Young Adult Fiction category. Christine also authored the picture book, Princess Dessabelle Makes a Friend. She recently competed her second novel, Kaylee: The 'What If ?' Game.