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Sarah Hughes was born to skate, and she proved to the world with her dramatic gold medal victory at the 2002 Winter Olympics. But the road to Olympic glory was not always easy for this Long Island teen.
Going for the Gold: Sarah Hughes is the amazing true story of a brilliant skater's Olympic quest.
Here's what you'll find out about America's newest sweetheart:
Sarah's first time on the iceHow her family's support helped her through difficult timesHow Sarah braved the rocky road to the OlympicsSarah's hopes for the future
Geared toward slightly older readers, Going for the Gold: Sarah Hughes, America's Sweetheart by R.S. Ashby spotlights the 16-year-old champ in a chapter book format. Similarly, Going for the Gold: Apolo Anton Ohno, Skating on the Edge by Thomas Lang chronicles the 19-year-old speed skater's rise from troubled teen to Olympic icon. Both include full-color photograph insets.