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Aldama, Monica

Summary: "From a woman known as "the Bill Belichick of cheerleading" (The Cut)-the breakout star of the Netflix series, CHEER-a motivational and inspiring guide to becoming a champion in all areas of your life. In FULL OUT, the breakout star of Netflix's CHEER, Monica Aldama, shows how she built one of the most successful, beloved-and now also the most famous-cheerleading programs in the country. Coach...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ALDAMA, MONICA ALD

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Manta, Karina

Summary: "A memoir of Karina Manta, the first female member of USA Figure Skating to come out as queer"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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Krull, Kathleen

Summary: A biography of Wilma Rudolph, an African-American who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track during a single Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Company 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 468 KRU

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

Summary: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ABD

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

Davis, Seth

Summary: "What makes a coach great? How do great coaches turn a collection of individuals into a coherent "us"? Seth Davis, one of the keenest minds in sports journalism, has been thinking about that question for twenty-five years. It's one of the things that drove him to write the definitive biography of college basketball's greatest coach, John Wooden, Wooden: A Coach's Life. But John Wooden coached a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 DAV

Isaacson, Walter

Summary: A portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist explores the impact of James Watson's "The Double Helix" on her career and how her team's invention of CRISPR technology enabled revolutionary DNA-editing approaches to fighting disease, as well as curing diseases, fending off viruses, and enhancing our children

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 576.5 ISA

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 DOUDNA, JENNIFER ISA

Loh, Stefanie

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Summary: "Learn about the life and career of Olympic gold medalist and legendary snowboarder Chloe Kim."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

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Contents: disc 1. Broke (79:00) / director, Billy Corben ; 9.79 (79:00) / director, Daniel Gordon -- disc 2. There's no place like home (59:00) / directors, Maura Mandt and Josh Swade ; Benji (77:00) / directors, Coodie and Chike ; Ghosts of Ole Miss (51:00) / director, Fritz Mitchell -- disc 3. You don't know Bo (76:00) / director, Michael Bonfiglio ; Survive and advance (101:00) / director, Jonathan...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ESP

Muhammad, Ibtihaj

Summary: Shares the life story of the Olympic fencer, including how she overcame feeling out of place in her sport and how she became the first American woman to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA B MUHAMMAD MUH

Denhollander, Rachael

Summary: "Recipient of Sports Illustrated's Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People (2018) "Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, that they are not alone and they are not unprotected?" Rachael Denhollander's voice was heard around the world when she spoke out to end the most shocking scandal in US...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum, the nonfiction imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2019

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Shepard, Ray Anthony

Summary: "An elegant, unforgiving poem narrating Ona Judge's self-emancipation from George Washington's household"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2021

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

Feinstein, John.

Summary: Sports writer John Feinstein's career is a sports fan's dream: a lifetime of encounters with the great figures in the game -- not just on the field, but in the locker rooms and behind the scenes of some of the most extraordinary sports moments of all time.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 796.092 FEI

Alexander, Heather

Summary: Introduces the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state while describing how she became a role model for women as a lawyer, a staunch supporter of important political and social causes, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate forpresident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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

Kimmel, Allison Crotzer

Summary: Describes how after winning the 1928 Olympics, Betty Robinson survived a plane crash and disabling injuries that she overcame to win the gold medal again during the 1936 Olympics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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

Kelly, Kate

Summary: "We are all living through modern constitutional history in the making, and Ordinary Equality helps teach about the past, present, and future of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) through the lives of bold fearless women. Based on author Kate Kelly's acclaimed podcast of the same name, Ordinary Equality recounts a story a century in the making-about how constitutional equality for women and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2022

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Oomen, Anne-Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.603 OOM
1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL 818.603 OOM

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 818.60 Oomen 2010

Summary: Profiles women leaders in the fields of politics, business, military, space, motion pictures, and comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAK

Wetzel, Dan

Summary: "Well before Simone confronted the pressure of the Olympics, she faced real-life challenges as a kid while moving in and out of foster care. With the support and love of her family, she rode an unwavering drive to make history and grew into an incredible role model and activist--not to mention one of the greatest athletes of our time."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt Books for Young Readers 2020

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

Raisman, Aly

Summary: Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a "mommy & me" gymnastics class. No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she'd be standing on an Olympic podium, having achieved her dreams. But it wasn't an easy road to success. Aly faced obstacle after obstacle, including naysayers who claimed that she didn't have the talent to compete at an elite level and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 RAI

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. It took a lot of determination, courage, and confidence to become the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. A Girl Named Hillary tells of the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Lajiness, Katie

Summary: "Meet Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez! Hernandez's life story is examined from her childhood in New Jersey where she began gymnastics at age five, to the 2015 US Junior Titleon the way to being chosen for the women's gymnastics team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she won one gold and one silver medal. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Buddy Books, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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

Farrell, Mary Cronk

Summary: Shares the story of the African American women who enlisted in the newly formed Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in World War II, centering the story around Charity Adams, the woman who commanded the only black WAAC battalion sent overseas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 FAR

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: Before girls wore pants or women were permitted to swim in bathing suits at public beaches, who paved the way for women in sports? And who's breaking new ground today? This anthology introduces 21 trailblazing women who have broken through the boundaries set for female athletes. From basketball slam-dunker Lisa Leslie to tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams, whose father had onlookers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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

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