Women In Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win by Rachel Ignotofsky

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Read Women In Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win Online Free - Women in Sports highlights notable women's contributions to competitive athletics to inspire readers young and old. Keeping girls interested in sports has never been more important: research suggests that girls who play sports get better grades and have higher self-esteem--but girls are six times more likely to quit playing sports than boys and are unlikely to see female athlete role models in the media. A fascinating collection full of striking, singular art, Women in Sports features 50 profiles and illustrated portraits of women athletes from the 1800s to today including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than 40 different sports. The book also contains infographics about relevant topics such as muscle anatomy, a timeline of women's participation in sports, statistics about women in athletics, and influential female teams.



Title : Women In Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win
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ISBN : 1607749785
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 128 pages


Reviews


destiny rated it ★★★★★

October 11, 2017

I love any sort of book that caters to my feminist side (which, if we're being honest, is all of me?), and I also am a slight sports fan, so when I saw this book, I had to grab a copy! I've heard good things about this book's predecessor, "Women in Science", and while I haven't read that one, I c...


Michelle (In Libris Veritas) rated it ★★★★★

September 21, 2017

4.5 Stars Women in Sports is a beautifully illustrated look at women athletes who broke the mold, change the game, and paved the way for other women to join them on the podium. WiS highlights fifty women who come from a multitude of backgrounds, countries, and participate in a wide variety of sport...


Kristin rated it ★★★★☆

July 30, 2017

I would like to thank netgalley and Ten Speed Press for the opportunity to read this book. Filled with lots of world leading sports women this is an important book. The illustrations are beautiful and I love the diversity of the women included.


Sarah rated it ★★★★★

July 26, 2017

Sports have always played a big role in my life. Whether I was playing them or watching them with my friends and family, I have loved them always. Growing up, I did gymnastics, ballet, roller bladed, biked, swam, played softball and skated like a fiend. I skiied, played basketball, and was nearly...


ankita rated it ★★★★★

July 15, 2017

I received an advanced digital copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Another great and inspirational read by Rachel Ignotofsky. After I read her book Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World, I became a huge fan and immediately requested this book on NetGalley....


Daisey rated it ★★★☆☆

July 16, 2017

Sports are not something that really grab or hold my interest, so this was a perfect way to read about some amazing female athletes from the late 1800s to the present. The format of the book with bright illustrations and concise one page biographies is great. I truly appreciated the diversity of...


Tara rated it ★★★★☆

March 04, 2017

I received this book from Netgalley for an honest review. This book couldn't come out at a better time. Celebrating women in general and those who competed in sports is important to do, especially the ones in the beginning when women weren't allowed to compete. There are women from long ago that m...


Kristy rated it ★★★★★

July 10, 2017

This was an ARC from Netgalley. This was such an interesting and enjoyable book. The focus of the book was not just women in the more commonly known sports such as swimming, gymanstics, soccer, or basketball. There were women breaking barriers in everything from ping pong to shooting to BMX and al...


Ellen rated it ★★★★★

October 11, 2017

Do you know many women in sports? How many professional women’s sports teams can you mention off the top of your head? Unless you are a sports fanatic, I am guessing you would be struggling to name more than one or two. In fact, I’ll admit I knew very little about the relationship between women a...


Savannah rated it ★★★★★

September 07, 2017

Sell Me in a Sentence: An incredibly cute coffee table book which features the badass women who inspire you. Short Summary: This is a book of 50 illustrated profiles of amazing female athletes! The book begins with athletes active during the beginning of the 20th century and ends with today’s pion...





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