Nadia Comaneci was born in Romania in 1961. At the age of 14, she created history during the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal by scoring the first ever perfect 10.00 in a Gymnastics event. She became a household name all round the world, after getting six additional perfect scores, and three gold medals at the Montreal Games. She defected to the United States in 1989, and became a US citizen in 2001.
Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn't Sit Stil
Karlin Gray (Author); Christine Davenier (Illustrator)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (2016)
Ages: 6-9 yrs; Grades 1-4
Review: Amazon Reviews 4.5*, Kirkus Reviews
Nalini Krishnankutty. Writer. Engineer. Mother. Wife. Daughter. Friend. Eternal Migrant.. journeying between worlds, roles and universes in search of truth and meaning.