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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"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2023

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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,...

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

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Laflin, Bonnie-Jill

Summary: "In A League of Her Own shares the inspiring stories of nineteen groundbreaking women in the world of sports. Using exclusive interviews and her own unique lens, former NBA scout and NFL cheerleader Bonnie-Jill Laflin captures the remarkable life journeys of these iconic women whose bravery and hard work have changed the face of sports and culture"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 796.092 LAF

Macy, Sue

Summary: "Macy offers a rare and fascinating glimpse into the journey of women's rights through the lens of women in sports during the pivotal decade of the 1920s. With elegant prose, poignant wit, and fascinating primary sources, Macy explores the many hurdles presented to female athletes as they stormed the field, stepped up to bat, and won the right to compete in sports. Featuring bold and talented...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2020

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

Buckey, A. W.

Summary: "Female athletes are objectified, underrepresented in mainstream sports coverage, and often struggle for the same professional opportunities as male athletes. Women in Sports explores the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality." -- Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 796.082 BUC

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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

Summary: "In a series of thirteen original narratives, each on a particular sport and focusing on the top female athletes who were the foremost figures in their arena, Nike Is a Goddess captures the profound changes women's sports have undergone and pays tribute to the remarkable athletes who led the way." "Written by top female sportswriters from such prestigious publications as The Miami Herald, The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1998

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

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