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The winning attitude : what it takes to be a champion
Kwan, Michelle, 1980-
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First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 1999.
Physical Description:
xiv, 127 pages ; 22 cm
Suggests how to set goals and achieve your dreams, using such tools as discipline and maintaining a positive attitude.
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Grand Island Library BJ1611 .K85 1999 Juvenile Non-Fiction Biography

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Life magazine named Michelle Kwan one of the "100 Best Things about America Now, " and said, "She may have lost the gold at the Olympics, but she has brought back grace and style to ice skating." Every young girl wants to be like Michelle -- beautiful, graceful, smart, and successful.Now Michelle coaches readers to act and think as true champions, just like her! From handling the stress of competition, to eating and exercising right, to getting out of bed at four in the morning, Michelle's been through it all and is here to share how she did it. And after learning Michelle's secrets, readers can take the quiz at the end of each chapter to see if they have what it takes to be a champion, too!

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Thread of Goldp. vii
Part I Winning Qualities
1 Visionp. 3
2 Disciplinep. 12
3 Perseverancep. 19
4 Dedicationp. 27
5 Couragep. 35
6 Peace of Mindp. 44
7 Flexibilityp. 51
8 Patiencep. 59
9 Imaginationp. 67
10 Common Sensep. 76
Part II Getting Serious
Introductionp. 87
11 Do You Have the Desire?p. 90
12 Can You Overcome Setbacks?p. 98
13 Will You Do It with a Smile?p. 105
14 Do You Love a Challenge?p. 111
15 Have You Got It in Perspective?p. 118
16 Sparkle!!p. 125

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