The Resource Dust Bowl girls : the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory, Lydia Reeder

Dust Bowl girls : the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory, Lydia Reeder

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Dust Bowl girls : the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory
Title
Dust Bowl girls
Title remainder
the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory
Statement of responsibility
Lydia Reeder
Title variation
Inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Boys in the Boat meets A League of Their Own in this true story about a team of Depression-era Oklahoma farm girls -- led by a tough, visionary coach -- who, against all odds, became national champions, hometown heroes, and trailblazers for today's female athletes. In the early 1930s, during the worst drought and financial depression in American history, Sam Babb travelled from farm to farm near the tiny Oklahoma college where he coached and recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a free college education in exchange for playing in his basketball team, the Cardinals. Despite their fears of leaving home and the sacrifices that their families would face, the women joined the team. These remarkable athletes found a passion for the game and a heartfelt loyalty to one another and their coach - and they began to win
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.323/630976662
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV885.43
LC item number
.O46 2017b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press Large Print Popular and Narrative Nonfiction
Dust Bowl girls : the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory, Lydia Reeder
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Dust Bowl girls : the inspiring story of the team that barnstormed its way to basketball glory, Lydia Reeder
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
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Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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Control code
ocn961802004
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
509 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410496720
Lccn
2016055486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)961802004

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