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Women in sports : 50 fearless athletes who played to win / written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky.

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  • 18 of 19 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Macon County Public Library J796.092 I (Text) 39493108181159 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781607749783
  • Physical Description: 127 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ten Speed Press, 2017

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes--from well-known figures like tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, to lesser-known athletes like skateboarding pioneer Patti McGee and Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a men's professional league. Covering more thanforty sports, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about notable women's teams throughout history,pay and media statistics for female athletes, and muscle anatomy. Women in Sports celebrates the success of the tough, bold, and fearlesswomen who paved the way for the next generation of athletes"-- Provided by publisher.
"A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes--from well-known figures like tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, to lesser-known athletes like skateboarding pioneer Patti McGee and Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a men's professional league"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
1030L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.2 5 502432.
Subject: Women athletes > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women Olympic athletes > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women athletes > History > Juvenile literature.
Women Olympic athletes > History > Juvenile literature.
Women athletes > Juvenile literature.
Women Olympic athletes > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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