Maggie Steele, the storybook heroine who vaults over the moon, has been attracting thousands of visitors from around the world.
So many visitors, in fact, that she’s using a time zone map to keep track of them all.*
People are visiting her blog because her novel, Maggie Vaults Over the Moon, is the first to capture the thrills and excitement of pole-vaulting, one of the world’s fastest-growing sports, especially among girls.
Maggie Vaults Over the Moon tells the story of a gutsy Kansas farm girl who overcomes tragedy and soars to new heights as a pole-vaulter. The novel has been endorsed by Olympians, coaches, and others around the world, who identify with the book’s inspiring message for young people.
“With the growth of social media, people are more connected than ever, bringing the close-knit community of vaulters even closer,” said author Grant Overstake. “As a result, people everywhere are discovering this inspirational story and its universal message. The exciting news is that this is just the beginning for Maggie. More international events are coming.”
Maggie Vaults Over the Moon is now available in paperback or eBook and can be purchased through Amazon.com in the United States, Canada, China, Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France, and Italy. Maggie also is available at Australia’s premier online bookseller, Angus & Robertson, and at hundreds of local independent US booksellers near you.*As of this week, Maggie’s blog has received visitors from 74 countries, including Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria Botswana, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland,France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Lithuania, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom,United States, Venezuela, and Yemen.
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From now through August, the author has pledged to make a donation to the Kansas High School Activities Association Sports Hall of Fame for each copy of Maggie sold at the Watermark store, located at Douglas and Oliver in Wichita, or via the Watermark website.