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Motor Girls: How Women Took The Wheel And Drove Boldly Into The Twentieth Century

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Come along for a joy ride in this enthralling tribute to the daring women – Motor Girls, as they were called at the turn of the century – who got behind the wheel of the first cars and paved the way for change. The automobile has always symbolized…
Wheels Of Change: How Women Rode The Bicycle To Freedom (with A Few Flat Tires Along The Way)

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Take a lively look at women's history from aboard a bicycle, which granted females the freedom of mobility and helped empower women's liberation. Through vintage photographs, advertisements, cartoons, and songs,  Wheels of Change  transports young…
Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber
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|February 16, 2016

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“Macy introduces Garber as a person who followed her passion for sports despite her mother’s disapproval and did her job with purpose, integrity, and dignity. The narrative is swiftly paced, smoothly written, and filled with interesting details and…
Bull's Eye: A Photobiography Of Annie Oakley

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National Geographic's award-winning photobiography of Annie Oakley is the stirring story of an enduring American heroine that has won widespread acclaim and was named a  School Library Journal  Best Book of the Year.  Her amazing life comes…
Roller Derby Rivals
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|August 31, 2014

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A legendary high-speed, hard-hitting rivalry on the Roller Derby track is about to be witnessed by a packed arena at the 69th Regiment Armory-and for the first time, thousands of television viewers. Here is the story of two remarkable athletes at the dawn of…
A Whole New Ball Game: The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

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"Play ball!" yelled the umpires as the teams of the AAGPBL took the field in the tense, war-torn days of 1943. Like all professional baseball players, these athletes scrambled to their positions, tossed balls across diamonds, and filled the air with chatter. But…
Sally Ride: Life on a Mission
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|September 9, 2014

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Sally Ride was more than the first woman in space—she was a real-life explorer and adventurer whose life story is a true inspiration for all those who dream big. Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in…
Trudy's Big Swim: How Gertrude Ederle Swam The English Channel And Took The World By Storm

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On the morning of August 6, 1926, Gertrude Ederle stood in her bathing suit on the beach at Cape Gris-Nez, France, and faced the churning waves of the English Channel. Twenty-one miles across the perilous waterway, the English coastline beckoned. Lyrical text,…
Bylines: A Photobiography Of Nellie Bly
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|October 13, 2009

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Bylines is the latest title from award-winning biographer Sue Macy. Nellie Bly was a pioneering American journalist who lived by the belief that "Energy rightly applied and directed will accomplish anything." This credo took her from humble origins in…
Freeze Frame: A Photographic History of the Winter Olympics
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|January 24, 2006

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This companion volume to the highly acclaimed Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics follows the stunning visual format of the first book to capture the heroics of the Winter Olympics. From the unlikely Jamaican bobsled team to…
Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History Of The Summer Olympics

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Let the games begin again! Acclaimed sports writer Sue Macy’s comprehensive portrait of the Summer Olympics has now been fully updated for the 2008 games in Beijing, China. This new edition includes a complete retrospective of the 2004 Olympics in Athens,…
Basketball Belles: How Two Teams and One Scrappy Player Put Women's Hoops on the Map
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|January 1, 2011

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Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. Yet in no time she exchanged her breeches and spurs for bloomers and a basketball, and in April 1896 she made history. In a heart-pounding game against the University of…