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Basketball Belles: How Two Teams and One Scrappy Player Put Women's Hoops on the Map

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"In this rousing picture book, Macy and Collins take readers to the (very) early days of women's basketball through the eyes of Agnes Morley, who offers a play-by-play account of an 1896 game between Stanford and Berkeley — the first ever between two women's basketball teams. Agnes's first-person account is laced with information about how the game was played at the time, as well as her confident inner thoughts ('I think that a lady can be tough and strong as well as refined and polite'). Whether Agnes is wrangling with a calf on her family's ranch or diving for a loose ball, her determination shines through in Collins's dynamic, painterly digital spreads. Ages 6 — 10. (Mar.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

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ISBN:
9780823421633
Author:
Macy, Sue
Publisher:
Holiday House
:
Collins, Matt (ILT)
Subject:
Juvenile Nonfiction : Girls & Women
Subject:
1874-1958.
Subject:
United States
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
New Mexico
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
3-4
Language:
English

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Product details pages Holiday House - English 9780823421633 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In this rousing picture book, Macy and Collins take readers to the (very) early days of women's basketball through the eyes of Agnes Morley, who offers a play-by-play account of an 1896 game between Stanford and Berkeley — the first ever between two women's basketball teams. Agnes's first-person account is laced with information about how the game was played at the time, as well as her confident inner thoughts ('I think that a lady can be tough and strong as well as refined and polite'). Whether Agnes is wrangling with a calf on her family's ranch or diving for a loose ball, her determination shines through in Collins's dynamic, painterly digital spreads. Ages 6 — 10. (Mar.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
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