Basketball Belles (Hardcover)

How Two Teams and One Scrappy Player Put Women's Hoops on the Map

By Sue Macy, Matt Collins (Illustrator)

Holiday House, 9780823421633, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2011

List Price: 17.95*
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Description

Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. But in April 1896 she made history by leading her team to victory in the first-ever women's intercollegiate basketball game against the University of California at Berkeley.


About the Author

Sue Macy loves to write about sports and fearless women. Her books have been named ALA Notable Children's Books and Best Books for Young Adults, Booklist Editor's Choices, and New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age. She lives in Englewood, New Jersey. Visit her online at www.suemacy.com.

Matt Collins has illustrated numerous books for children. His art has also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Sports Illustrated for Kids. His website is www.mattcollins.com.