Icons of Women's Sport [2 volumes] (Greenwood Icons) by Kelly Sagert,Steven Overman

By Kelly Sagert,Steven Overman

This number of attention-grabbing biographies of exceptional girls athletes earlier and current together with superstars similar to Nadia Comaneci, Mia Hamm, Jackie-Joyner Kersee, Danica Patrick, and Serena and Venus Williams.

• pictures of comprehensive girl athletes

• A chronology is helping readers placed entries in context

• A bibliography offers feedback for additional reading

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