After several failed swim lessons, young Carolyn Wood finally conquers her fears and dives into unknown waters in Tough Girl. By 1958 she has set a goal to make the 1960 Olympic team and, along with teammates and competitors, begins the arduous road to Rome. Losses, pain, fear, and fatigue accompany the rambunctious athlete as she finds her way through athletic training, school, and social-gender expectations.
Beautifully written, Tough Girl artfully weaves Wood
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|Size: ||4.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||White Pine Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780997782813 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|