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Leap of Faith

By Michele Martin Bossley

$16.95 Hardback
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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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For Amy, winning the novice Canadian skating champion-ships is a do-or-die situation. If she doesn't win, she's convinced herself that her parents won't pay for her skating lessons. If she does, she's one step closer to her dream: the Olympic games.
When Amy takes a major fall during practice, she tells her coach it's nothing serious. But when her injury gets worse, Amy begins to worry she'll miss the championships.

MICHELE MARTIN BOSSLEY was born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., but grew up in Calgary from the time she was five. She is the author of ten other children\s books including Taking a Dive runner-up for the R. Ross Annett Award in Children's Literature and The Perfect Gymnast nominated for the 1999 Manitoba Reader's Choice Award. One of her more recent books Pool Princess has been nominated for a Golden Eagle Children's Choice Award. Michele has been involved in both synchronized swimming and competitive swimming since her teens. She has also coached young swimmers and draws on much of that experience for her books.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 96 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9781550286854
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 9 To 13

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