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The Resource Women in sports : 50 fearless athletes who played to win, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky

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

Label
Women in sports : 50 fearless athletes who played to win
Title
Women in sports
Title remainder
50 fearless athletes who played to win
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"--
  • "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"--
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  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1989-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ignotofsky, Rachel
Dewey number
  • 796.092/52
  • 927/.96
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 10-14
  • 5-9
Intended audience source
  • Brodart
  • Brodart
LC call number
GV697.A1
LC item number
I38 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women athletes
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • Women athletes
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / History
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
  • ART / Popular Culture
  • Women athletes
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • Women athletes
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • PLP
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Women in sports : 50 fearless athletes who played to win, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 122-125) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781607749783
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016055531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961249326
  • (OCoLC)ocn961249326
  • 2511228
Label
Women in sports : 50 fearless athletes who played to win, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 122-125) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781607749783
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016055531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)961249326
  • (OCoLC)ocn961249326
  • 2511228

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