G.G. Snowboards: (The G.G. Series, Book #1) (Paperback)
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Woo hoo G.G. has always wanted to snowboard, and now she gets her chance. She boldly tells her family, "It's the halfpipe or nothing " But it's a lot harder than she expected. Can G.G. brave that crazy flying couch, the lift? Slide the rails at the terrain park with her cousin Carlos? Or even ride the big, scary halfpipe? Shred the mountain with sassy, spunky G.G. in the first of this fresh, new chapter book series for kids ages 6-9.
Join G.G.-an eight-year-old Hispanic girl who lives in a big-city apartment -as she explores the joys and pitfalls of snowboarding for the first time. A thrilling read for kids in first through fourth grades, and a great Winter Olympics sports adventure for kids of all ages.
With photo illustrations by a former member of the U.S. Snowboard Team
"An epic ride "
-Susie Floros, Editor-in-Chief, Snowboard Magazine
About the Author
MARTY MOKLER BANKS has written many books for children, including the 2010 Colorado Book Award nominee for Children's Literature, The Splatters Learn Some Manners, as well as the popular chapter book The Adventures of Tempest & Serena. A longtime member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI), Banks lives in Colorado with her family and dogs. Find her online at MartyMoklerBanks.com or at her blog about chapter books, ChapterBookChat.wordpress.com. ALISA MOKLER HARPER is a former member of the U.S. Snowboard Team and was a two-time competitor at ESPN's X Games. Having moved to the other side of operations, Harper now works in television production for ESPN. She frequently shows her photographs in galleries, online and in sports publications. She lives in Colorado with her family of humans, cats, dogs and horses.