Maggie Vaults Over the Moon


Williams and Yeomans Vault ‘Maggie’ to the Top of the World!

With a caption reading, Grant Overstake's brilliant pole vaulting novel inspires Allan Williams and Sue Yeomans to Gold medal winning performances at The World Masters Championships in Porto Alegre, Brazil, he posted this wonderful photo on his Facebook page.

Champions Allan Williams and Sue Yeomans with ‘Maggie’ at the World Masters Championships.

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (Oct. 25) — Storybook heroine Maggie Steele received a huge honor at the World Masters Track and Field Championships, when two gold medal winning pole-vaulters — Allan Williams and Sue Yeomans of Great Britain — paid a special tribute to Maggie Vaults Over the Moon.

Speaking for the characters in the fictional community where the story is set, Overstake said, “We’re all teary eyed here in Grain Valley, Kansas. What a wonderful and thoughtful tribute. It’s just super, super great!” Continue reading

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Maggie Welcomes Thousands of Visitors Worldwide

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Maggie uses a time zone map to keep in touch with visitors.

Maggie Steele, the storybook heroine who vaults over the moon, has been attracting thousands of visitors from around the world.

Maggie Vaults Over the MoonSo 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.

Worldwide Visitors to Maggie's Blog

See below for the complete list of global visitors to Maggie’s blog.

“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 in the United States, Canada, China, Japan, United KingdomGermany, SpainFrance, and Italy. Maggie also is available at Australia’s premier online bookseller, Angus & Robertson, and at hundreds of local independent US booksellers near you. Continue reading