Thalia Kalkipsakis; Illustrated by Ash Oswald
Gemma stood at the start of the runway, ready to run. She pictured a handspring in her mind—legs together, butt tucked in . . . up and over the vault. But she didn’t run yet. She was waiting for Michael to nod his head.
Michael was Gemma’s gymnastics coach. He kicked a safety mat into place, then stood next to the vault, ready to help Gemma over.
Finally, Michael nodded his head.
Praise for Go Girl!:
“. . . simple in language and story structure, making them accessible to young readers who are making their first foray into chapter books and good choices for reluctant readers.” —School Library Journal
“The characters are likeable and believable—people you hope your own girls might take as friends.” —Fort Worth Star-Telegram