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Incredible Sporting Champions

Author: Georgia Amson-Bradshaw; Rita Petruccioli
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2018. ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Incredible Sporting Champions, you will meet just a few of the incredibly talented, dedicated and brave women who have refused to let people decide for them what they are capable of achieving. Travel back to meet Babe Didrikson Zaharias, who single-handedly took on a team of 22 athletes and won. Be inspired by Tatyana McFadden, who spent her early years without a wheelchair and having to crawl on the floor of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgia Amson-Bradshaw; Rita Petruccioli
ISBN: 9781526304698 1526304694
OCLC Number: 1035938778
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Suitable for readers aged 9 and up.
Description: 48 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Incredible Sporting Champions --
Marie Marvingt --
Babe Didrikson Zaharias --
Cathy Freeman --
Sarah Storey --
Serena Williams --
Marta --
Tatyana McFadden --
Ellie Simmonds --
More Sporting Heroines --
Get Involved in Sport! --
Glossary --
Further Information --
Index
Responsibility: written by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw ; illustrated by Rita Petruccioli.

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A beautifully illustrated series introducing women who have stretched the boundaries of art, science, society and sport, changing the world along the way  Read more...

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