Sports: What Sports Can Do for You and What You Can Do With Sports

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Crown Publishers, Aug 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
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Ever wonder what it would be like to learn how to surf, or what it feels like to be the only woman playing on the Harlem Globetrotters? Well, wonder no more! The New Moon Books Girls Editorial Board has scoured the world to find out about all sorts of different sports and the girls who are doing them, from biking in Israel to mountain climbing in Alaska. You'll find this book filled with information about why sports are good for girls, the benefits of competition, a brief history of women in sports, and information about keeping your body healthy. If you're passionate about a sport and want to know more about the sports other girls love, or if you want to become involved in a sport but aren't sure which one to choose, there's plenty here to get you going. Sports: they do a girl's body good!

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Contents

A Sporting Chance
2
Go Solo or Almost
16
An Owners Manual
48
Copyright

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New Moon: Sports was created with the New Moon Books Girls Editorial Board, a group of girls ages ten to fourteen from across the country. New Moon books give girls the opportunity to speak directly to other girls on topics that are important to them. They help girls discover their hopes and dreams, and most importantly, themselves. From the founders of the award-winning New Moon: The Magazine for Girls and Their Dreams comes this exciting new series of books just for girls. Look for more New Moon books on friendship, money, and writing.

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