Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
(CD - Apr 2011)
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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: 9781598599220
- SKU10: 1598599224
- Title: Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board
- Publisher: Oasis Audio
- Date Published: Apr 2011
- Playing Time: 232
- Units Per Item: 4
- Age Range: 11 - 17
- Grade Level: 6th Grade thru 12th Grade
- Weight lbs: 0.39
- Dimensions: 5.50" L x 6.50" W x 0.70" H
- Features: Unabridged, Movie/TV Tie-In, Ikids
- Category: NON-FICTION ADULT BOOKS ON TAPE OR CD
- Subject: Personal Memoirs