eBook Icons of Women's Sport, 1st Edition

  • Steven J. Overman
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  • ISBN-10: 0313385491
  • ISBN-13: 9780313385490
  • DDC: 796.092
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 623 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This collection of fascinating biographies of outstanding women athletes past and present including superstars such as Nadia Comaneci, Mia Hamm, Jackie-Joyner Kersee, Danica Patrick, and Serena and Venus Williams.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Allison, Stacy (1958– ).
2: Benoit, Joan (1957– ).
3: Blair, Bonnie (1964– ).
4: Budd, Zola (1966– ).
5: Burnside, Cara-Beth (1968– ).
6: Comaneci, Nadia (1961– ).
7: Ederle, Gertrude (1905–2003).
8: Fleming, Peggy (1948– ).
9: Fraser, Dawn (1937– ).
10: Gibson, Althea (1927–2003).
11: Graf, Steffi (1969– ).
12: Joyner, Florence Griffith (1959–1998).
13: Hamill, Dorothy (1956– ).
14: Hamm, Mia (1972– ).
15: Henie, Sonja (1912–1969).
16: Johnson, Mamie “Peanut” (1932– ).
17: Joyner-Kersee, Jackie (1962– ).
18: King, Billie Jean (1943– ).
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Korbut, Olga (1955– ).
2: Krone, Julie (1963– ).
3: Leslie, Lisa (1972– ).
4: Lopez, Nancy (1957– ).
5: Lopiano, Donna (1946– ).
6: Muldowney, Shirley (1940– ).
7: Navratilova, Martina (1956– ).
8: Patrick, Danica (1982– ).
9: Retton, Mary Lou (1968– ).
10: Rheaume, Manon (1972– ).
11: Richardson, Dot (1961– ).
12: Riley, Dawn (1964– ).
13: Rudolph, Wilma (1940–1994).
14: Street, Picabo (1971– ).
15: Swoopes, Sheryl (1971– ).
16: Torres, Dara (1967– ).
17: Williams, Venus (1980– ) and Williams, Serena (1981– ).
18: Zaharias, Babe Didrikson (1911–1956).
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.