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Courage To Soar

Courage To Soar A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance

By Simone Biles with Michelle Burford
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.23 Stars

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On 6/8 emilyandellie wrote: A great story from a very talented and dedicated girl! I enjoyed reading this book and learning about Simone's story. The writing does read like a high school student wrote it. I took into account that she was a 18/19 year old when she wrote it. The story was touching and I really enjoyed learning ... Great Story

emilyandellie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/29 Tasha's Mom wrote: I worried when I picked up the book that I wouldn't be interested. I fell in love with the gymnasts during the Rio Olympics, especially Simone Biles. But, I wondered what a young girl could fill the pages of a book with. But I was pleasantly surprised by how much I could hear Simone's voice in the stories ... Simone Biles is A-MAZING

Tasha's Mom's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/24 beckie wrote: "Courage to Soar" is the autobiography of Simone Biles, multi gold medal winner at the 2016 Olympics in gymnastics.  Symone starts at a baby and goes through to present day.  She covers memories, her life as a foster child and then adopted.  She also tells of her love for gymnastics and ... Symone Biles autobiography

beckie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/18 mads79 wrote: After being abandoned by her(family)  father early on. She was put in a foster care because her  mother suffered from drug and alcohol addiction. From the age of 3 she spent time in foster care. It was not until her grandfather and his wife stepped into care for the four children and eventually adopt ... Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance” by Simone Biles

mads79's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/18 Active + Nourished wrote: “Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance” by Simone Biles is an inspirational story and a good, easy read. I highly recommend this book to young gymnasts. In fact, anyone who is interested in gymnastics, sport in general or an incredible sporting inspirational talent with a smile, will ... BOOK REVIEW: Courage to Soar by Simone Biles

Active + Nourished's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/2 Courtney Birkbeck wrote: Courage to Soar was an amazing book. It's well written and easy to read. I think things are so tense and crazy in today's world and Simone's book gives an insight to our world today on how to press on no matter what life throws our way. She is candid, real, down to earth and gives a rounded view of her ... Courage to Soar: A Book Review

Courtney's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/13 SayS wrote: This book is about Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles. This book details her journey in foster care. You also get to learn about how having a strong family help keep her out of foster care after she was adopted. Simone Biles many defeats in gymnastics helped her get to where she is at today. She believed ... Book Review:Courage to Soar Simone Biles

SayS's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/3 Nathan Albright wrote: This book manages to combine two familiar genres that one is not always used to seeing combined. The first genre, and the most obvious given the book's cover, is that of the sports memoir, where a successful athlete discourses the course of their life and gives a detailed account of their training and ... Book Review: Courage To Soar

Nathan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/17 ABookLoversThoughts wrote: I don’t know about you all, but I loved watching the Olympics this summer, and every four years. I am always inspired by the gymnasts and their stories of how far they’ve come–their struggles and triumphs, their hopes and fears. I love watching as they progress throughout the Games, and usually ... Great for Girls!

ABookLoversThoughts' Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/13 Britni wrote: We all watched as Simone Biles dazzled us in Rio this summer. With her adorable spunky personality how could you not love her! Actually because of her and my daughter {age six} fell in love with gymnastics and started in September after the Rio Olympics. Seeing Simone’s determination helped my daughter ... Courage to Soar {Book Review}

Britni 's Rating:

5 Stars