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Basketball belles : how two teams and one scrappy player put women's hoops on the map

Author: Sue Macy; Matt Collins; Holiday House (Firm),; Kwong Fat Offset Co.
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2011
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 California at Berkeley, Agnes led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women's basketball game, earning national attention and putting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Dust jackets (Bindings)
American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Biography
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Agnes Morley Cleaveland; Agnes Morley Cleaveland; Agnes Morley Cleaveland
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Macy; Matt Collins; Holiday House (Firm),; Kwong Fat Offset Co.
ISBN: 9780823421633 0823421635
OCLC Number: 459209755
Notes: "The artwork was created in Corel Painter."--Colophon.
Awards: American Library Association Amelia Bloomer Project (2012)
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by Sue Macy ; illustrated by Matt Collins.

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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 California at Berkeley, Agnes led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women's basketball game, earning national attention and putting women's basketball on the map.

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True story of the first intercollegiate women’s basketball game.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-11) Good Permalink

Based on the true story of the first intercollegiate women’s basketball game, the story is told through the eyes of one of its Stanford University players. The illustrations are wonderful but the story is weak. Author includes a timeline for women’s basketball, a photo of the original...
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