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Rising Above: Inspiring Women in Sports

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Binding: Paperback
List Price: $13.99
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ISBN: 9780399547485
Publisher: Puffin Books
Language: English
Page Count: 215
Publication Date: 2/26/2019
Size: 7.78" l x 5.09" w x 0.58"
Series: N/A

Some of the most accomplished and famous athletes in the world - tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams, Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles, World Cup superstar Carli Lloyd and others - faced earthshaking challenges in their youth. But they refused to give up. Through hard work and determination, they rose above their circumstances and went on to conquer the sports world. This collection of mini biographies, complete with firsthand content drawn from in-depth interviews, is a source of inspiration and self-empowerment for kids and sports fans of all ages.

Included in the book: Venus and Serena Wiliams (tennis), Simone Biles (gymnastics), Carli Lloyd (soccer), Wilma Rudolph (track and field), Mo'ne Davis (Little League baseball), Swin Cash (basketball), Elena Delle Donne (basketball), Bethany Hamilton (surfing), Ronda Rousey (mixed martial arts), and Kerri Strug (gymnastics).

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