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Women in Sports


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Playing Ball with the Boys: The Rise of Women in the World of Men's Sports
Playing Ball with the Boys: The Rise of Women in the World of Men's Sports
by Betsy Ross
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Female sideline reporters are the fastest-growing trend in broadcasts of professional and college football: names like Suzy Kolber, Erin Andrews, and Andrea Kremer are now as well known as any of the men in the booth. But even more has been going on. In... (read more)

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Women Who Risk: Profiles of Women in Extreme Sports
Women Who Risk: Profiles of Women in Extreme Sports
by Marilyn Olsen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-188).... (read more)

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Grace, Under Pressure: A Girl with Asperger's & Her Marathon Mom
Grace, Under Pressure: A Girl with Asperger's & Her Marathon Mom
by Sophie Walker
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By the time her daughter Grace was diagnosed with Aspergers syndrome, Sophie Walkers life had unraveled. Her career was in disarray. She couldnt sleep. She felt hopeless and useless in her role as a mother. Sophie began to seek the things Grace needed... (read more)

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Pretty Good for a Girl: A Memoir
Pretty Good for a Girl: A Memoir
by Leslie Heywood
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You are a girl. You are a girl and you want to show the world what you're made of, blood and steel and backbone, guts. So you start running. Running so all those eyes who see just a girl will know what you can do. Your legs take the hills, eat up the... (read more)

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100 Trailblazers: Great Women Athletes Who Opened Doors for Future Generations
100 Trailblazers: Great Women Athletes Who Opened Doors for Future Generations
by Richard Lapchick
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100 Trailblazers: Great Women Athletes Who Opened Doors for Future Generations shines an admiring spotlight on the accomplishments of women in sport whose life stories are important but not necessarily well known. Research and personal interviews reveal... (read more)

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The Winning Woman: 500 Spirited Quotes about Women and Their Sport
The Winning Woman: 500 Spirited Quotes about Women and Their Sport
by Molly Jay
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Here's a way to teach our daughters-and all young women-that there's nothing they can't accomplish! This inspiring compilation of more than 500 quotations includes words of wisdom from Billie Jean King, Lisa Leslie, Missy Giove, Mia Hamm, Teresa Edwards,... (read more)

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Making Her Mark: Firsts and Milestones in Women's Sports
Making Her Mark: Firsts and Milestones in Women's Sports
by Ernestine Miller
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The rich and colorful history of American women in sports<P>""Making Her Mark" is a momentous achievement. Ernestine Miller's amazing compilation of people and events in over fifty sports documents the rich legacy of women athletes in the U.S... (read more)

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Playing with the Boys: Why Separate Is Not Equal in Sports
Playing with the Boys: Why Separate Is Not Equal in Sports
by Eileen Mcdonagh
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Athletic contests help define what we mean in America by "success." By keeping women from "playing with the boys" on the false assumption that they are inherently inferior, society relegates them to second-class citizens. In this forcefully argued book... (read more)

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Women in Sports: The Complete Book on the World's Greatest Female Athletes
Women in Sports: The Complete Book on the World's Greatest Female Athletes
by Joe Layden
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Profiles the lives and careers of gifted and successful athletes who helped to advance the cause of women's sports. Included are pioneers such as Babe Didrikson Zaharias and Althea Gibson as well as modern superstars such as Martina Navratilova... (read more)

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Shooting from the outside :how a coach and her Olympic team transformed women's basketball
Shooting from the outside :how a coach and her Olympic team transformed women's basketball
by Tara Vanderveer
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Shooting from the Outside is a story of triumph on many levels. Woven through VanDerveer's account of the team's pressure-packed year is the profoundly inspiring story of her own rise as a coach. Like women in business, medicine, and other demanding... (read more)

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Nike Is a Goddess: The History of Women in Sports
Nike Is a Goddess: The History of Women in Sports
by Lissa Smith
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The dramatic story of the rise of women's sports over the last century in a series of original narratives focusing on the great female athletes whose success has changed the game and paved the way for the women and girls of today. Photos throughout.... (read more)

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Girls Rule!
Girls Rule!
by Ken Rappoport
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The spotlight on women's athletics has never been brighter as girls continue to enter school and community sports programs in skyrocketing numbers. Girls Rule! is a tribute to the phenomenal competitors who paved the way for this golden age in women's... (read more)

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Embracing victory :life lessons in competition and compassion
Embracing victory :life lessons in competition and compassion
by Mariah Burto Nelson
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Despite women's great strides in business, sports and politics, many women still feel ambivalent about winning. They cannot relate to what Nelson calls the Conqueror's way: domination, subjugation, humiliation of enemies. But equally unpalatable is the... (read more)

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Kind of Grace: A Treasury of Sportswriting by Women
Kind of Grace: A Treasury of Sportswriting by Women
by Ron Rapoport
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Ron Rapoport, popular commentator on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition" and Deputy Sports Editor at the Chicago Sun-Times, brings together sixty-six of America's top women sports-writers in this remarkable anthology. Funny, heartbreaking and... (read more)

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'Atta Girl!: A Celebration of Women in Sports
'Atta Girl!: A Celebration of Women in Sports
by Alexandra Allred
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Women Who Win: Female Athletes on Being the Best
Women Who Win: Female Athletes on Being the Best
by Lisa Taggart
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Embracing Victory: How Women Can Compete Joyously, Compassionately, & Successfully in the Workplace & on the Playing Field
Embracing Victory: How Women Can Compete Joyously, Compassionately, & Successfully in the Workplace & on the Playing Field
by Mariah Nelson
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Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters
Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters
by Joan Ryan
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Women Who Win: Stories of Triumph in Sport and Life
Women Who Win: Stories of Triumph in Sport and Life
by Christina Lessa
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Julie Foudy, soccer -- Teresa Edwards, basketball -- Pat & Kelly McCormick, diving -- Lucia Rijker, boxing -- Rochelle Ballard, surfing -- Lisa Fernandez, softball -- Julie Krone, horse racing -- Missy Giove, mountain biking -- Jenny Thompson, swimming --... (read more)

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