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Author Long, Jessica Tatiana, author.

Title Unsinkable : from Russian orphan to paralympic swimming world champion / by Jessica Long, with Hannah Long.

Publication Info. Boston, Massachusetts : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]


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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 797.2109 Long,J LON    Available
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Description 104 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The moment I won my first Gold -- The moment I became a Long -- The moment I learned to walk with prostheses -- The moment I discovered water -- The moment I was surrounded by people like me -- The moment I became a professional athlete -- The moment I won an ESPY -- The moment I failed -- The moment I claimed my independence -- The moment I first spoke to a crowd -- The moment I first modeled -- The moment I fell in love with swimming all over again -- The moment I lost my confidence -- The moment I found peace -- The moment I returned home -- The moment I returned to Russia -- The moment I met my Russian family -- The moment I finally won Gold in Rio -- The moment I accepted me.
Summary The champion Paralympic swimmer, born in Russia with a condition that would result in the amputation of both legs below her knee, presents a photographic memoir of the life-changing moments that helped shape who she is today.
Subject Long, Jessica Tatiana -- Juvenile literature.
Long, Jessica Tatiana.
Swimmers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes with disabilities -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes with disabilities.
Women -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Author Long, Hannah, author.
ISBN 9781328707253 (alk. paper)

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