American Girl

American Girl

McKenna Shoots for the Stars

DVD - 2012
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Meet McKenna Brooks, a determined and confident young gymnast, in this all-new, modern-day adventure. McKenna is on track to make the regional competitive gymnastics team, but off track in school, where she's suddenly struggling to keep up. When her teacher suggests a tutor, she's embarrassed and desperate to keep it a secret from her friends. Then a bad fall at the gym sidetracks her from her favorite sport. Will she recover in time to make the team? Can she succeed in school, too? McKenna needs to focus on her strengths to overcome her challenges--and, with the help of family and friends, find a way to believe in herself again.
Publisher: Universal City, Ca. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2012]
Edition: Widescreen version.
Branch Call Number: DVD J FEATURE AME
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 34 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Apr 01, 2015

I am 10 years old and have 5 going on 6 American Girl's. I like all the movies. McKenna is one of my favorites! I wrote this on my sister's account.

I loved this movie. I watched this movie in 2012. I loved this movie very much. It was on TV too. Every year it's on YTV. It's sad that McKenna hurt her foot, but you know all she ever cared about was being on the gymnastics team. She didn't care for her schoolwork. Then, her dad said that she has a tutor and she didn't wanted to have one. Her tutor was on a wheelchair and she was helping her catch up on her work for school. Later at school, she was trying to hide from her best friend so she doesn't find out, but her best friend thought that she is getting a new best friend. Later, she saw her in the school library and asked her why she didn't tell her that she has a tutor and she got mad at McKenna for not telling her. Later, her best friend told her that she use to have a tutoer too and that's why she got better grades. Finally, she told her friend that she's sorry and told her that she never told her and she said that McKenna never asked. Later, McKenna introduces her best friend to the girl in the wheelchair. Then, she invites her to go camping with her. In the end, she trains for her gymnastics after her foot was better and she won.

Feb 11, 2014

a very encouraging movie. :)

Feb 01, 2014

Saige paints the sky is way better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jan 02, 2014

really good!

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Aug 07, 2013

This is a great, inspiring movie. I own it and watched it probably 15 times in 1 month! It insipred me alot and I think that everyone should see this movie.

Aug 06, 2013

this is a great movie but a little sad hope everyone who watchs will love it

Jun 09, 2013

Second only to Felicity yet better than Chrissa! Well done and ancore!

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Jul 01, 2013

shoot for the stars, lean toward the stars, soar to the stars.


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