"As a sports biography, and a story of a positive female role model, this book is a perfect 10 for any library!" —School Library Connection

"Based on the popularity of gymnastics in the United States and this year’s upcoming summer Olympics, this book will find a ready audience." —School Library Journal (A SLJ Popular Pick)

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Coming March 15, 2018 from Sleeping Bear Press!
By Karlin Gray and illustrated by Steliyana Doneva

I’m an ordinary moth, as you can plainly see. A dusty, grayish, dull insect—nothing-special me.

A dusty, grayish moth is feeling kind of down. He's nothing like the Luna moth, Spider moth, or Atlas moth. And don't even get him started on beloved butterflies! He's just not special like those insects. But then . . . a boy sees him and enlightens our little moth on how extraordinary ordinary can be.

“An effective picture book for preschool science units.”—Booklist

by Karlin Gray and illustrated by Christine Davenier

"Karlin Gray did an amazing job with this book."Nadia Comaneci
Nadia Comaneci went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games. Along the way, there was hard work, determination, and several imperfect moments. Following Nadia from her introduction to gymnastics to her first Olympics, this picture book celebrates the spirit of a champion and the energy of a little girl who couldn't sit still.

As a little girl, Karlin Gray loved gymnastics but she wasn't feisty, fearless, or focused like Nadia Comaneci. Karlin had no problem sitting still . . . daydreaming and, eventually, writing. After working several years in publishing, she sat down and wrote her first picture book, Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still.