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“A thoughtful, well-rounded, and highly readable portrait guaranteed to spark interest in Babe Didrikson and other women athletes, past and present.”
A biography, emphasizing the early years, of Babe Didrikson, who broke records in golf, track and field, and other sports, at a time when there were few opportunities for female athletes.
R. R. Knudson (1932–2008) wrote stories about girls and women in sports. She is best known for her series of Zan novels, Zanballer (Delacorte, 1972), Zanbanger (Harper, 1977), Zanboomer (Harper, 1978), and Zan Hagen’s Marathon (Farrar Straus & Giroux 1984).
Ted Lewin grew up in Buffalo, New York. He is the author/illustrator of over 100 books for children. In 1994, he was awarded a Caldecott Honor for his picture book Peppe the Lamplighter.
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