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Rule, Heather

Summary: "Learn more about the accomplishments of the greatest female Olympic athletes from around the world. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SportsZone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796 RUL

Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: "Learn more about the best of the best in the history of women's sports. The title also features informative sidebars, a glossary, and further resources."--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SportsZone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KOR

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

Ignotofsky, Rachel

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.092 IGN

Schiot, Molly

Summary: "Based on the Instagram account @TheUnsungHeroines, a celebration of the pioneering, forgotten female athletes of the twentieth century that features rarely seen photos and new interviews with past and present gamechangers including Abby Wambach and Cari Champion"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SCH

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"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goldstein, Margaret J.

Summary: "In 2022, Sarah Nurse became the first Canadian biracial athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in women's hockey. Readers can follow her career from growing up in a family of pro athletes to bringing home the gold"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 NUR

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lawrence, Blythe

Summary: "Over the years, many women have made contributions to gymnastics. Nadia Comăneci stunned the world at the 1976 Olympics and many talented athletes soon followed, including Svetlana Khorkina, Gabrielle Douglas, Simone Biles, and Sunisa Lee. Learn more about each woman's struggles and successes, and find out what makes them trailblazers"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.44 LAW

Stanborough, Rebecca

Summary: "Discover 25 women who challenged the stereotypes of what it means to play like a girl. These women worked to even the playing field and stepped up to score points for women all around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J920 STA

Summary: The House of Batiatus has towered above the city of Capua for many years. Explore its deadly history before the arrival of Spartacus, and the death he carried with him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SPA

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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Hewson, Anthony K.

Summary: "This title introduces readers to Simone Biles, providing exciting details about her life and going deep inside the key moments of her gymnastics career. The title also features informative fast facts, a timeline, and a glossary."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SportsZone, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BILES HEW

Youssef, Jagger

Summary: "American soccer superstar Alex Morgan plays in the National Women's Soccer League and on the U.S. women's national team. As a striker, she's consistently a top scorer as well as racking up assists for her teammates. Morgan's exciting style of play has gained her a lot of fans, both nationally and internationally. This appealing volume gives readers an understanding of how talent and hard work...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MOR

Hoehn, Jim

Summary: "This title tells the story of the Women's National Basketball Association, from its founding in the 1990s to its status today as a world-class showcase for basketball talent. Readers will learn about the league's stars, teams, and coaches, as well as player efforts to earn higher pay. Features include infographics, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index."--Amazon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323 HOE

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