McKenna Shoots for the Stars

American Girl fans out there are 2 young actresses to look for coming up this summer.  Jade Pettyjohn and Ysa Penarejo,  jade 11 years old who will play the character McKenna Brooks known as American Girl Doll of the year 2012 and Ysa will play McKenna’s BFF, Toulane in the movie “McKenna Shoots for the Stars”

For those who remember Cathy Rigby back in the 70’s known for being the first American woman to win a medal in World Gymnastics and for competing in the 1972 US Olympic which ended quickly due to prior injury she had experienced which kept her of winning any medals for the 1972 Olympics.   Ms. Rigby will play the role of Coach Isabelle.

There are 2 books available for Mckenna so if you like to get some great read on the character before the movie which is set to air NBC Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 8/7c.  So don’t forget to tivo!  DVD of the movie is planned to be released end on July.

McKenna and McKenna ready to fly! Both books written by author by Mary Casanova.

Here is a slide show created by AGmadeline17 on YouTube.

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