Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board

(Paperback - Jun 2006)
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They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the passion that drives her to surf? How else could one explain that nothing--not even the loss of her arm--could come between her and the waves? That Halloween morning in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany responded to the shark's stealth attack with the calm of a girl with God on her side. Pushing pain and panic aside, she began to paddle with one arm, focusing on a single thought: "Get to the beach" And when the first thing Bethany wanted to know after surgery was "When can I surf again?" it became clear that her spirit and determination were part of a greater story--a tale of courage and faith that this soft-spoken girl would come to share with the world.
"Soul Surfer" is a moving account of Bethany's life as a young surfer, her recovery after the attack, the adjustments she's made to her unique surfing style, her unprecedented bid for a top showing in the World Surfing Championships, and, most fundamentally, her belief in God. It is a story of girl power and spiritual grit that shows the body is no more essential to surfing--perhaps even less so--than the soul.


  • SKU: 9781416503460
  • SKU10: 1416503463
  • Title: Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
  • Qty Remaining Online: 24
  • Publisher: MTV Books
  • Date Published: Jun 2006
  • Pages: 222
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Age Range: 12 - 15
  • Grade Level: 7th Grade thru 10th Grade
  • Weight lbs: 0.46
  • Dimensions: 7.50" L x 5.18" W x 0.67" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Price on Product, Illustrated, Ikids
  • Themes: Sex & Gender | Feminine; Theometrics | Evangelical;
  • Subject: Personal Memoirs


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