SEE WHAT CAN HAPPEN...WHEN YOU FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS!
Maggie Steele is a gritty farm girl from tiny Grain Valley, Kansas who pours her broken heart into the daring, dangerous sport of pole-vaulting. Driven by a secret she cannot share with anyone, Maggie finds herself on a quest to soar waaay higher than critics think a girl should ever go. Unflinching in its exploration of teenage grief with brilliant descriptions of a breathtaking, beautiful sport, Maggie Vaults Over the Moon is a powerful and rewarding read for mid-grade to adults.
EVERYONE'S CHEERING FOR MAGGIE!
"That one in a thousand books you'll carry with you forever!" -- Margaret Wheatley, 16, Florida
"I've probably read it more than 20 times. I will never get tired of reading it, over and over, again and again." -- Taylor Millsap, 14, Illinois
"The positive influence this book can have on young athletes is incalculable." -- Erica Bartolina, US Olympian, Coach of Champions
"Maggie made me feel like I could accomplish anything!" -- Makayla Linebarger, Jr. Olympics Champion
"I myself experienced loss when I was a young girl. Sports were my outlet and helped me through some of the hardest times of my life. This book captured me cover to cover. I highly recommend Maggie Vaults Over the Moon!" -- Becky Holliday, US Olympian
"Every single person should be able to relate to Maggie." -- Jeremy Scott, US Olympian
"One of the most pure and wholesome young adult books I've ever read!" -- Shannon Clark, Girls Gone Sporty Ambassador
"Maggie's inspirational story will make any girl feel like they can accomplish their dreams." -- Taylor Marie Swanson, National Collegiate Champion
"Instantly transported me back to my childhood. Will translate to anyone who allows themselves to be young at heart."-- John Rinkenbaugh, TV Producer, Kansas boy
"A fantastic book! Well put together and very inspirational!" -- John Mayor, Olympic Torch-Bearer and British Champion
"A beautiful story of triumph through adversity." -- Bill Vogrin, Newspaper Columnist
"I highly recommend it for all teens, especially those seeking direction during the storm and stress of adolescence." -- Timothy M. Tays, PhD, Clinical Psychologist
"A great family book!"-- Coach Joe Dial, Oral Roberts University & Dial Athletics
"A great story of perseverance, grit, faith, and bouncing back after hardships." -- Ellie Spain, British Champ and Coach
"A well-written tale of epic courage."-- Kim Ring, Middle School Teacher
"I enthusiastically recommend it!"-- Barbara Gruener, National School of Character Coach
"Getting to know Maggie Steele, her family, and the whole warm and caring community of Grain Valley was a pure delight."-- Nancy Breth, Author
"I loved the book and wish I had written it. That's about as high a compliment as I can make." -- Kimbrook Tennal, High School Coach
"The world needs more Maggies!" -- Jolene Frook, Sports Mom
About Grant Overstake
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Published October 17, 2012
by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
Sports & Outdoors, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction.