Maggie Vaults Over the Moon

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Come on Down! Maggie Travels to Texas River Vault Championship!

‘Maggie’ will be presented to the top female pole-vaulters at the Texas River Vault Championships in San Marcos Texas.

Didya hear the BIG news? Maggie is headed to Texas!

The gutsy farm girl from Grain Valley, Kan., will be ridin’ high atop the awards stand Saturday, June 15th, at the Texas River Vault Championship.

As many as 300 vaulters are expected to compete in one of the biggest pole-vault festivals in the nation — an event so Texas-sized that it includes seven categories just for female vaulters!

A copy of the inspirational sports novel, Maggie Vaults Over the Moon will be presented the top female finishers.

Held alongside the beautiful San Marcos River on the campus of Texas State University–San Marcos, some 280 athletes will compete from early morning until the stars shine big and bright for the title of “Texas River Vault Champion.”

The beautiful San Marcos River is the setting for the Texas River Vault Championship.

“Of all the great things that have happened to Maggie, this is one of the best so far,” said author Grant Overstake. “She’s humbled and honored and a little bit nervous about a trip down to Texas, because, as they say, San Marcos is a fur piece from Grain Valley.” Continue reading

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‘Maggie’ Named an ‘Inspirational Pick’ by Midwest Book Review!

We were delighted to see Maggie Vaults Over the Moon receive the following endorsement from Midwest Book Review:

Maggie Vaults Over the Moon“When someone tells you that you can’t do something, it’s human nature to try to do it anyway. Maggie Vaults Over the Moon is an inspirational tale following Maggie as she enters the sport of pole vaulting, and is constantly told that she can’t pull off certain heights. Driven to prove them wrong, and with the backing of her loved ones, she succeeds beyond her wildest dreams. Maggie Vaults Over the Moon is an inspirational pick for young adult fiction collections.”

Midwest Book Review is an organization which maintains several book review publications. Established in 1976, the organization’s Editor-in-Chief is James A. Cox. Midwest Book Review produces several book review publications per month, with a goal of encouraging small press and increasing literacy. The organization has a focus on serving community and academic library organizations located in California, Wisconsin, and the upper Midwest.