Tag Archives: women

March Madness

You don’t have to be college-aged to be interested in college basketball!

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Basketball Belles: How Two Teams and One Scrappy Player Put Women’s Hoops on the Map by Sue Macy
Agnes Morley led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women’s basketball game– back when women played basketball in bloomers.

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Basketball: From Tip-off to Slam Dunk–The Essential Guide by Clive Gifford

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Basketball: Girls Rocking It by Barry Mableton and Elizabeth Gettelman

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Basketballogy: Supercool Facts You Never Knew by Kevin Sylvester

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Game Changer: John Mclendon and the Secret Game by John Coy
In 1944, in segregated North Carolina, Coach John McLendon of the North Carolina College of Negroes invited the Duke University Medical School basketball team for a secret and illegal game.

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Great Teams in College Basketball History by Luke DeCock

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Greatest Comebacks in Sports by Dustin Long

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The Illinois Fighting Illini by Mark Stewart

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The Mighty Macs
A sports movie about a women’s basketball team at a small Catholic college in the 1970s, and the coach who brought them all the way to a national championship.

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NCAA Basketball Championship by Annalise Bekkering

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Strong Inside: The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball’s Color Line by Andrew Maraniss
A biography of the student athlete who courageously integrated the Southeastern Conference.

Need another hero?

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Do you have a kid who loves Wonder Woman? Unfortunately, there’s not a ton of Wonder Woman comics for kids (they tend to be written for teens and adults). There’s somewhat more available in picture books and chapter books, and she makes it into a couple of ensemble comics. If you’re looking for movies and TV shows starring heroic girls and women, here are a few suggestions:

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Barbie in Princess Power

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Batgirl, Year One

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DC Super Hero Girls

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Ladybug & Cat Noir

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Legend of Korra

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PowerPuff Girls

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She-Ra

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Stan Lee Presents Mosaic

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