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Outstanding Women Athletes
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Janet Woolum
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Profiles major women athletes and discusses the contributions they have made to their individual sport
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Deborah J. Waldman
Categories: Women athletes
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-09 - Publisher: Sports Illustrated for Kids

Biographies and photographs of women athletes.
Icons of Women's Sport
Language: en
Pages: 623
Authors: Steven J. Overman, Kelly Boyer Sagert
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This collection of fascinating biographies of outstanding women athletes past and present including superstars such as Nadia Comaneci, Mia Hamm, Jackie-Joyner Kersee, Danica Patrick, and Serena and Venus Williams. * Photographs of accomplished female athletes * A chronology helps readers put entries in context * A bibliography provides suggestions for
Women Athletes
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Sherri Mabry Gordon
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-15 - Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

It’s hard to believe, but there was a time not long ago when girls and women were discouraged from participating in sports. Thanks to the women who ignored society’s rules and also to a piece of legislation called Title IX, girls in the United States—and around the world—began flocking to
Women in Sports
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Rachel Ignotofsky
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-18 - Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. Women for the win! A richly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes from the 1800s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians,