If your child loves spending time at the gymnasium or is interested in becoming a professional gymnast, then they’re sure to love these children’s books about gymnastics! Here are 10 of the best:
1. “The Little Gymnast” by Margaret Hillert
This sweet story is perfect for toddlers and young children who are just beginning to explore the world of gymnastics. It follows the adventures of a little girl who loves to tumble and flip, and will surely inspire your child to get moving!
2. “Gymnastics Dreams” by Tracy Lynn
This heartwarming story is perfect for aspiring gymnasts of all ages. It follows the dream of one girl to become a world-class gymnast, and will inspire your child to pursue their own dreams.
3. “The Gymnast” by W.C. Heinz
This classic novel tells the story of a young girl who falls in love with gymnastics and becomes a world-class athlete. It’s a great read for any child who loves sports and competition.
4. “The Gold Medal” by Amy Ehrlich
This stirring tale is perfect for any child who loves the thrill of victory. It follows the story of a young gymnast who overcomes all odds to win the gold medal at the Olympic Games.
5. “Gymnastics for Beginners” by Peggy Converse
This helpful book is perfect for any child who is just starting out in gymnastics. It covers all of the basics, from stretching and jumping to tumbling and flipping.
6. “The Perfect Score” by Kirsten Ries
This suspenseful story is perfect for any child who loves a good mystery. It follows the story of a young gymnast who must solve a series of puzzles to win the gold medal at the World Championships.
7. “Gymnastics Superstars” by Stacy Tornio
This inspiring book is perfect for any child who loves to watch gymnastics. It profiles some of the greatest gymnasts in history, from Nadia Comaneci to Shawn Johnson.
8. “Gymnastics 101” by Jody Anderson
This comprehensive book is perfect for any child who wants to learn everything there is to know about gymnastics. It covers all of the different events, from floor exercise to beam, and even includes a section on competitive rules.
9. “The World of Gymnastics” by Gail Devers
This fascinating book is perfect for any child who loves to learn about different cultures. It takes the reader on a tour of the world of gymnastics, from Russia to China to the United States.
10. “Gymnastics Dreams: The Story of Shawn Johnson” by Shawn Johnson
This inspiring autobiography is perfect for any child who loves gymnastics. It tells the story of Shawn Johnson’s journey from her first gymnastics class to her gold medal performance at the Beijing Olympics.