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The Golden Girls of Beijing

Illustrated by Zoi Hunter
Published by Sky Pony
Distributed by Simon & Schuster
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The dream. The team. The best female athletes in the world!

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, both held in Beijing, produced some of the most memorable performances in the snow and on ice the history of the Games has ever seen. 

In The Golden Girls of Beijing, author Meg Walters presents the women of Team USA's story of these historic games, covering everything from the athletes traveling without friends and family due to COVID-19 protocols to monumental achievements such as Erin Jackson becoming the first Black woman to ever win an individual medal in speed skating and Oksana Masters becoming the most decorated American athlete in the Winter Paralympics.

Be inspired by the female gold medalists of the Winter Games, brought to life through Zoi Hunter's energetic illustrations:

  • Lindsey Jacobellis
  • Chloe Kim
  • Erin Jackson
  • Ashley Caldwell
  • Kaillie Humphries
  • Oksana Masters
  • Kendall Gretsch
  • Breanna Huckaby
  • Sydney Peterson

In addition to learning all about how these golden girls found their places in the world of sports and what they think about their Olympic performances, you'll also meet the women who took home silver and bronze medals for Team USA.

From opening to closing ceremony, relive the excitement of the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games with The Golden Girls of Beijing.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Sky Pony (September 5, 2023)
  • Length: 36 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510774001
  • Ages: 3 - 6

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