Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, & Fighting to Get Back on the Board is by Bethany Hamilton. The amazing story of a teenage surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack. Bethany Hamilton lost her arm, and then fought her way back to competitive surfing. A powerful tale of faith, strength, and determination. A great introduction to nonfiction for teenage girls.
Ratings: 7th grade - 8 out of 10.