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Author Ignotofsky, Rachel, 1989- author.

Title Women in Sports : 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win / Written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky.

Publication Info. California ; New York : Ten Speed Press, c2017.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Juvenile Non-Fiction  J796.092 Ign    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 127 pages, col. ill.; 24 cm.
Summary "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 than forty 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 fearless women 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Women athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women Olympic athletes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women athletes -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women Olympic athletes -- History -- Juvenile literature.
SPORTS & RECREATION / History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies.
ART / Popular Culture.
Other Form: Online version: Ignotofsky, Rachel, 1989- author. Women in Sports First edition. California ; New York : Ten Speed Press, 2017 9781607749790 (DLC) 2016059731
ISBN 9781607749783 (hardback)
9781607749790 (ebook)

 
    
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