Mckenna american girl of the year series by mary casanova. Books by alison mckenna author of perfectly preventable. If you are the parent of a young girl, chances are you have already heard of the american girl books. Jade pettyjohn as mckenna brooks in an american girl. Minotaur books october 14th, 2014 shortlisted for the edgar awards ashley weavers debut mystery, murder at the brightwell, is a delicious, stylish novel in which murder invades british polite society and romance springs in unexpected places, and a wonderful testament to the enduring delight of the traditional mystery. In the shooting star gym, mckenna brooks is practicing her balance beam. Mckenna is on track to make the regional competitive gymnastics team, but off track in school, where shes suddenly struggling to keep up. Books by shannon mckenna author of behind closed doors. The film is also the second in the series to feature a. Inside mckenna ryans world of quilt artistry, hummingbirds hover over brilliant flowers, ducks dabble through richly marbled pools, elk bugle in lush fabric forests, eagles soar across quilted landscapes, and smoke rises wistfully from cabins in the woods, all so charmingly, youd like to crawl right into these scenes and make yourself at home. Mckenna jade pettyjohn and toulane ysa penarejo walk in on an awesome rehearsal. Dear friends, its been a whirlwind of a year for me, and a very exciting one. See more ideas about american girl, american girl mckenna and stars. Mckenna has always excelled at school and in gymnastics, but now that shes entering fourth grade, school suddenly feels difficult to her.
Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Watch the clip titled balance for the film an american girl. The mckenna doll has light skin, blue eyes, and long caramel colored hair. Kids can relate to the issues of pressure from parents as well as learning disabilities. American girl mckenna shoots for the stars tv 2012 soundtrack list tracklist ost listen to original theme music from the motion picture, film score list, all songs list playlist, who sings them, including end credits. As we approach the end of summer, i want to update you on the fun new projects that will start shipping in early october, and a brandnew product line that im introducing in the same timeframe. Mckenna shoots for the stars is the faithful and entertaining live action version of the bestselling series of books. Superbug the fatal menace of mrsa beating back the devil on the front lines with the disease detectives of the epidemic intelligence service. When mckenna s teacher suggests she get a reading tutor, shes horrified until she gets to know her tutor, josie, who is superconfident and who also happens to. Get the best deals on american girl mckenna doll when you shop the largest online selection at. An american girl mckenna shoots for the stars home. Leeann mckenna, flutist, an other not classifiable artist from portland. Mckenna shoots for the stars 2012 is available on netflix since.
Mckenna, whose husband and costar bill travers died in 1994, said she was deeply touched to receive the honour. American girl mckenna comes to life in this modernday adventure about a determined gymnast who must focus on her strengths to overcome challenges and find. Mckennas cast is coming off soon, but she still has to get through tryouts for the shooting star competitive gymnastics team. Mckenna shoots for the stars is a 2012 american familydrama film starring actress jade pettyjohn, ysa penarejo, cathy rigby, nia vardalos, and ian ziering.
Mary casanova books for young readers mckenna and mckenna. A young girl jade pettyjohn struggles to maintain her school grades while competing as a gymnast. Books by shannon mckenna shannon mckenna average rating 4. American girl mckenna shoots for the stars soundtrack list. Mckenna is practicing her backhand spring on the beam. But just as mckenna begins to shine in school, shes sidelined with a gymnastics injuryand her confidence unravels. Meet mckenna brooks, a determined and confident young gymnast, in this allnew, modernday adventure. Brooks believe that mckenna is spending too much time on gymnastics and not enough time on her school books. Mckenna is a tenyearold girl in fourth grade who lives on queen anne hill in seattle, washington.
Mckennas best friend toulane also aspires to be an olympic gymnast because her older sister was hurt and lost her opportunity. Mckenna has always excelled at school and in gymnastics, but now that shes entering fourth grade, school suddenly feels hard to her. Alison mckenna has 17 books on goodreads with 55 ratings. Mckennatm is on track to make the regional competitive gymnastics team but offtrack in. This film is based on the mckenna books in the american girl series written by mary casanova. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events.
Bbc news entertainment born free star mckenna honoured. Coach isabelle tells mckenna that the move she was doing is too advanced. Brooks nia vardalos talks to her daughter about having balance in your life. Dec 27, 2011 mckennas cast is coming off soon, but she still has to get through tryouts for the shooting star competitive gymnastics team. Its available to watch on tv, online, tablets, phone. Both my kids really enjoyed this and have already watched it again.
American girl is pleased to introduce you and your students to mckenna, the 2012 girl of the year. Born free star virginia mckenna has become an obe in the new year honours list for services to the arts and animal conservation. Mckenna shoots for the stars directed by vince marcello. The film is also the second in the series to feature a girl of the year character. Jul 02, 2012 toulane ysa penarejo spies on mckenna jade pettyjohn and her tutor josie kerris dorsey in the new featurelength movie an american girl. Mckenna shoots for the stars 2012 with english subtitles.
She pushes herself really hard, and coach isabelle worries shes not ready for some of the moves she attempts. Shannon mckenna creates characters readers never forgetand in her latest novel, sean mccloud must protect the woman he has never stopped loving. The books indicate that mckenna is a level 4 gymnast, but the movie would have you believe the girls are already optionals level 7 or better based on the skills they show in the routines. When josie needs help facing her fear of horseback riding, mckenna wants to be there for her friend. Released by mattel in 2012 containing music from mckenna shoots for the stars 2012. An american girl mckenna shoots for the stars home facebook. Books by alison mckenna author of perfectly preventable deaths. When her teacher suggests a tutor, shes embarrassed and desperate to keep it a secret from her friends. Years ago, sean had to send liv endicott away to save her life. In the book and original screenplay, jack pulford was shot in the back by books, and a fatally wounded books, in turn, was put out of his misery by gillom. Also stars nia vardalos, ian ziering, and cathy rigby. Jojo siwa doll opens christmas presents american girl doll morning routine duration. Mckenna shoots for the stars 2012 starring jade pettyjohn and kerris dorsey on dvd and bluray. Watch the clip titled thats awesome for the film an american girl.
Shannon mckenna has 29 books on goodreads with 78902 ratings. The story comes to life onscreen as she learns to use. Mckenna brooks is the tenth girl of the year released by american girl. Mckenna shoots for the stars was released on july 3, 2012. Related products photo books, photo cards, scrapbooks. The setup a young gymnast jade pettyjohn struggles with her school grades as she prepares for a regional meet. When josie needs help facing her fear of horseback riding, mckenna wants to. Meet mckenna brooks tm, a determined and confident young gymnast, in this allnew modernday adventure. Josie encourages mckenna to focus on her strengths and work toward her goals one day at a time. The film revolves around the life of mckenna brooks, as she.
Coach isabelle tells mckenna that the move she was doing is way too advanced. Dennis mckenna books list of books by dennis mckenna. Parents need to know that this american girl movie, mckenna shoots for the stars, is based on the doll companys girl of the year and offers girls and boys several positive messages about family, friendship, and the importance of getting help when you need it. Mckenna brooks is in the fourth grade but hopes to be an olympic gymnast someday. Shes finally doing better in school, thanks to josies tutoring.
Toulane ysa penarejo spies on mckenna jade pettyjohn and her tutor josie kerris dorsey in the new featurelength movie an american girl. Mckenna shoots for the stars soundtrack from 2012, composed by various artists. When mckenna brooks jade pettyjohn is up on the balance beam. Watch full movie mckenna shoots for the stars 2012 online free. Mckenna shoots for the stars stick to your routine. Mckenna shoots for the stars youtube meet mckenna brooks, a determined and confident young gymnast, in this allnew, modernday adventure. Shooting for the stars is a 2012 american familydrama film starring actress jade pettyjohn, ysa penarejo, cathy rigby, nia vardalos, and ian ziering. They probably had the more difficult skills for cinematic value, but its not accurate. Big chicken the incredible story of how antibiotics created modern agriculture and changed the way the world eats. The forgotten coast series by dawn lee mckenna posted july 5, 2016 december 21, 2017 dan padavona allow me to cut to the chase. When mckenna brooks jade pettyjohn is up on the balance beam, theres. Watch the trailer for our 2012 girl of the year movie, mckenna shoots for the stars. Wayne maintained that over his entire film career, he had never shot an adversary in the back, and would not do so now. Mckenna shoots for the stars a promising young gymnast.
Mckenna shoots for the stars released in pal territories as american girl. Mckenna shoots for the stars bluray sticks the landing. Mckenna brooks is an energetic girl living in seattle, washington. The only down side would be if you follow gymnastics and have read the books this is not about level 4 beginning competitive gymnast but a high level athlete. The story follows aspiring gymnast mckenna brooks jade pettyjohn who injures herself while practicing a difficult routine. Aug 07, 2012 mckenna shoots for the stars soundtrack from 2012, composed by various artists. Mckenna shoots for the stars american girl wiki fandom. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. Meet mckenna brooks, a determined and confident young gymnast. Mckenna shoots for the stars 2012 dvdrip xvid 4playhd 002. A promising young gymnast finds her highflying goals getting in the way of her studies, and attempts to raise her grades with the help of a tutor while recovering from an injury in this inspirational story for the entire family. Mckenna brooks is practicing her backhand spring on the beam. Alison mckennas most popular book is perfectly preventable deaths.
Discount prices on books by dennis mckenna, including titles like ethnopharmacologic search for psychoactive drugs vol. American girl of the year mckenna play at american girl. When mckennas teacher suggests she get a reading tutor, shes horrified until she gets to know her tutor, josie, who is superconfident and who also happens to. Mckenna is horrified until she meets her tutor, josie, a superconfident girl who also happens to be in a wheelchair. This film is based on the mckenna books in the american girl series written by. Mckenna shoots for the stars is a movie retelling the stories of mckenna brooks. The story comes to life onscreen as she learns to use her strengths to turn challenges into triumphs.1289 341 1034 1207 690 870 990 1534 859 482 1247 990 849 371 1565 293 1461 369 1377 1241 995 704 1365 544 1391 1148 174 1217 725 730 1377 703 953 331 6 1085