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Allred, Alexandra Powe

Summary: "When Women Stood is an unapologetically new sport and social history that unveils the often-overlooked chronicle of women and their fight for equality. From early Amazons and suffragists to modern-day athletes and social influencers, this is an eye-opening history of women told through the always-influential world of sports"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.082 ALL

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball and uses what she learns about civil rights and the history of female baseball players to challenge the league ban on girls.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC KLA

Barnes, Katie

Summary: "A richly reported and provocative look at the history of women's sports and the controversy surrounding trans athletes by a leading LGBTQ+ sports journalist. For decades women have been playing competitive sports thanks in large part to the protective cover of Title IX. Since passage of that law, the number of women participating in sports and the level of competition in high school, college,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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Fleshman, Lauren

Summary: "Fueled by her years as an elite runner and advocate for women in sports, Lauren Fleshman offers her inspiring personal story and a rallying cry for reform of a sports landscape that is failing young female athletes. Lauren Fleshman has grown up in the world of running: one of the most decorated collegiate athletes of all time and a national champion as a pro, she was a major face of women's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2023

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Ervick, Kelcey

Summary: "A beautifully illustrated coming-of-age graphic memoir chronicling how sports shaped one young girl's life and changed women's history forever"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 ERVICK, KELCEY ERV

Yu, Bill

Summary: Katie Flanagan was a star striker on her old school's soccer team. But at Peabody, there is no girls' soccer team. The school district allows Katie to try out for the boys' team. Having a girl play on the boys' team causes some conflict. Can Katie overcome these barriers? Includes discussion prompts, a soccer quiz, and fun facts about soccer. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Panet, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 YU

Ryle, Robyn

Summary: "This book looks at the intersection of sports and identities, using sports to reveal the complicated history of gender, sexuality, race, and social justice while connecting those stories to the world of today's athletes. It highlights the ways sports often contribute to inequalities, but also how they can help make the world more accepting"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.4 RYL

Gonzales, Debbie

Summary: "A celebration of the strength, endurance, and athleticism of women and girls throughout the ages, Girls With Guts! keeps score with examples of women athletes from the late 1800s up through the 1970s, sharing how women refused to take no for an answer, and how finally, they pushed for a law to protect their right to play, compete, and be athletes."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.082 GON

Doeden, Matt

Summary: "This book explores controversies in sports, including black boxer Jack Johnson, Jessie Owens in the 1936 Olympics, Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, Muhammad Ali's refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, #MeToo and the US gymnastics team, and much more"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.4 DOE

Summary: Modern society has long believed that women hold up half the sky in terms of equality and progression. So when it comes to the sport of professional cycling, why aren't women receiving half the road? Directed by pro cyclist Kathryn Bertine, HALF THE ROAD explores the world of women's professional cycling, focusing on both the love of sport and the pressing issues of inequality that modern-day...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2013

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Blumenthal, Karen.

Summary: Up until the 1970s, if you were a girl, you were told you shouldn't play team sports, or go to college. But, in 1972, Title IX changed that, by ensuring that girls have the same opportunities as boys to participate in sports and classes. But that change did not come without a fight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796 BLU

DiCaro, Julie

Summary: "Shrill meets Brotopia in this personal and researched look at women's rights and issues through the lens of sports, from an award-winning sports journalist and women's advocate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

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Ware, Susan

Summary: By linking the stories of Billie Jean King and Title IX, Ware explains why women's sports took off in the 1970s and demonstrates how giving women a sporting chance has permanently changed American life on and off the playing field.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.342092 WAR

Allen, Carrie

Summary: Forced by budget cuts to join the boys' hockey team, talented young athlete Michigan endures hazing from her male teammates that escalates into assault, forcing her to choose between her college ambitions and staying silent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KCP Loft 2019

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Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

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