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Gutsy girls : young women who dare
Gutsy girls : young women who dare
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, MN : Free Spirit Pub., ©1999.
Physical Description:
261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Merrick Johnston, mountain climber -- Christy Hauptman, skydiver -- Carmella House, U.S. Naval Academy midshipman -- Nahara Rodriguez, courage award winner -- Meredith Mendelson, ocean sailor -- Elizabeth Heaston, college football player -- Melissa Buhl, BMX & mountain bike racer -- Beth Rodden, rock climber -- Anastasia Krivosta, judo competitor -- Sarah Jacobson, fossil hunter -- Crystal Pakizer, vaulter -- Tara Hamilton, wakeboarder -- Rachel Cook, Teen athlete of the year -- Cristen Powell, drag racer -- Diana Silbergeld, world traveler -- Leslee Olson, snowboarder -- Lisa Taylor-Parisi, circus performer -- Melissa Marshall, home-builder -- Susie Maroney, open-water marathon swimmer -- Kristine Denise Ferrer, kickboxer -- Michelle Olson, mountain climber & adventurer -- Veronica Kay, surfer -- Davida Schiff, cycling adventurer -- Kelly Matthews, aggressive in-line skater -- Hannah Thomas, Antarctic researcher.
Twenty-five young women share their adventures in such activities as skydiving, building homes, and mountain climbing, demonstrating the value of courage, commitment, and a positive attitude.