Synopses & Reviews
Fun swimming facts abound in this didactic tale that teaches kids that hard work, doing ones best, and good sportsmanship are their own rewards Go! Go! Sports Girl products are designed as a fun and educational way to promote self-appreciation and the benefits of daily exercise, smart eating and sleeping habits, self-esteem, and overall healthy life skills for girls. The books and dolls in the series encourage all children to dream big and work hard to achieve their goals—and have fun while doing so. Swimming is Suzis passion, and she longs to be as accomplished a swimmer as her big sister Hanna, whose ribbons colorfully decorate her bedpost. Finally Suzis hard work pays off and shes called up for the meet. But is she ready to race against her older sister? This heartwarming story, a 640 Lexile book, reveals what happens at the swim meet and provides a number of fun facts about swimming.
About the Author
Kara Douglass Thom is a writer with a focus on fitness from a parent's perspective, fitness for children, and the importance of raising a fit family. She is the coauthor of Hot (Sweaty) Mamas: Five Secrets to Life as a Fit Mom (Andrews McMeel 2011), author of the children's book See Mom Run, and Becoming an Ironman: First Encounters with the Ultimate Endurance Event (both published by Breakaway Books). She lives in the Minneapolis area. Pamela Seatter is an experienced art director, designer, and illustrator with a passion for childrens products. She creates engaging and dynamic layouts, designs, and illustrations for books and interactive games, as well as toy, craft, candy, and giftware packaging. She lives in the Chicago area.