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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

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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"--
Summary
"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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Writing style
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2018.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10569317
Cataloging source
DLC
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1989-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ignotofsky, Rachel
Dewey number
796.092/52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1030
  • 1030
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Women athletes
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • Women athletes
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • ART
  • Women athletes
  • Women Olympic athletes
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
50 fearless athletes who played to win
Label
Women in Sports : 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
1808400
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781607749783
Lccn
2016055531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781607749783
  • (OCoLC)961249326
Label
Women in Sports : 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win, written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
1808400
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781607749783
Lccn
2016055531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781607749783
  • (OCoLC)961249326

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