Girls Play to Win Basketball
"She dribbles, she drives the lane for the layup! Women's basketball is emerging as one of the world's most exciting sports. From colleges in the United States to the Olympics to professional leagues around the world, thousands of people come to cheer on their favorite team. But you don't need thousands of fans to enjoy basketball. All you need is a ball and a basket.The history, the rules, and the heroines: these nonfiction accounts of women's sports relate the interesting insights of each sport, including the rules, game play, and standout athletes. Girls looking for role models as well as the ""hows and whys"" of their favorite game will find the answers in these fresh, accessible titles. Part history, part biography, and part instruction, Girls Play to Win allows readers to access ""everything they want to know"" about the game. More than an introduction, this series takes what is likely an existing interest and allows the reader to delve deeper. Content consultants are realworld experts that include Olympic athletes and coaches.Library Media Connection Editor's Choice"
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