WNBA: We Got Next!

WNBA: We Got Next!

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by Gail Herman, Edward Heins
     
 

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June 20, 1997. History is being made in the Los Angeles Forum. And thousands of men, women, and children are there to watch it. Thousands more will tune in on TV. Why? It�s the first game of the Women�s National Basketball Association�and a brand-new era in women�s sports. Here is the inside story on the teams and the players of this ground-breaking new league. Read… See more details below

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June 20, 1997. History is being made in the Los Angeles Forum. And thousands of men, women, and children are there to watch it. Thousands more will tune in on TV. Why? It�s the first game of the Women�s National Basketball Association�and a brand-new era in women�s sports. Here is the inside story on the teams and the players of this ground-breaking new league. Read about Lisa Leslie and Rebecca Lobo -- once Olympic teammates, now opponents. Discover the touching story of MVP Cynthia Cooper�s biggest fan. From injuries, team rivalries, and buzzer-beating slam dunks, WNBA: We Got Next! captures all the pulse-pounding excitement of the first season through exciting photographs and illustrations, and in a text that second and third graders can read all by themselves. Gail Herman lives in Newton, MA. Edward Heins lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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Children's Literature - Meredith Kiger
One in a series of "All Aboard Reading" books, this one is for level three readers-second to third grades. It the story of the beginning of the Women's National Basketball Association, whose games were first televised in June 1997. The book traces the history of women's basketball and the emergence of the WNBA's most famous players. There are brief descriptions of the various teams that make up the WNBA and the first championship game. The tone is inspirational, and designed to create interest in women's sports. The book is liberally illustrated with photos and drawings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780448418650
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/24/1998
Series:
All Aboard Reading Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

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