Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion

Unsinkable: From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion

by Jessica Long


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The top Paralympic swimmer in the world, Jessica Long delivers an inspirational photographic memoir.

Born in Siberia with fibular hemimelia, Jessica Long was adopted from a Russian orphanage at thirteen months old and has since become the second most decorated U.S. Paralympic athlete of all time. Now, Jessica shares all the moments in her life—big and small, heartbreaking and uplifting—that led to her domination in the Paralympic swimming world. This photographic memoir, filled with photographs, sidebars, quotes, and more, will thrill her fans and inspire those who are hearing her story for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781328707253
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 06/26/2018
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 245,018
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jessica Long started swimming competitively at age ten, and she earned three gold medals for the U.S. Paralympic Team in Athens, Greece, at age twelve. She has since won thirteen Paralympic gold medals and has established herself as a positive role model. Follow her on Twitter at @JessicaLong and on Instagram at @jessicatatianalong.

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