The perseverance of Lindsey Vonn is inspiring. This engrossing narrative describes how Vonn overcame the estrangement from her father, numerous debilitating injuries, and difficult personal relationships to blossom into arguably the greatest World Cup alpine skier of all time. Readers understand the importance of setting goals, as Vonn did at age eight when she wrote of her desire to win Olympic gold. They learn as well about the need to battle through every obstacle in life to reach those goals. This entertaining book examines the life and skiing talents of an amazing athlete.
Series: Living Legends of Sports III
Interest Level: Grades 5-9
Guided Reading Level: V
Lexile Level: 950
ISBN: 9781508106401 (Print) 9781508106418 (E-book)