Winning Women in Ice Hockey (Sport Success) by Marlene Targ Brill
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Sport Success Series: The Human Drama of Women's Athletic Competition
In the past several months the thrill of women's soccer, the storybook tale of the Williams sisters in tennis, the continuing success of the WNBA, the increasing popularity of women's ice hockey and the birth of women's football have made women's sports the number one sports story of 1999.
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With so many children playing soccer and being more interested than ever in many different sports, a new series from Barron's, for children 10 years old and up will offer valuable insight to budding athletes and be entertaining reading. Winning Women in Soccer and Winning Women in Ice Hockey explore in-depth the dynamic world of women's soccer and ice hockey for young readers.
Barron's Winning Women in Ice Hockey includes a brief history, a how-to-play section, a glossary, a hockey connections list, a further reading list, a bibliography, web sites and an index.
Profiles of such women hockey stars as Cammi Granato, Manon Rheaume, Erin Whitten and Hayley Wickenheiser comprise the majority of the book.
Both books explore the drive, determination and talent behind the athletes that have propelled women's sports into the forefront of competitive athletics. Along with serving as a practical guide and handy reference source, each book tells one of the most compelling stories in sports today.