Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion

by Russell Freedman

Russell Freedman's stunning biography of an Olympic gold medalist and athlete extraordinaire who paved the way for female athletes worldwide.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544104914
  • ISBN-10: 0544104919
  • Pages: 192
  • Publication Date: 01/07/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 24
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    “Befitting a champion.”—School Library Journal, starred review

    Babe Didrikson Zaharias was one of history's greatest athletes as an All-American basketball player, an Olympic gold medalist in track and field, and a championship golfer who won eighty-two amateur and professional tournaments. She was elected Woman Athlete of the Year six times, and in 1950 was named Woman Athlete of the Half Century. This insightful and well-researched biography from a Newbery medalist brings to life the woman who changed the perception of female athletes forever.
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