A Library of the School of EducationDPIUW-Madison School Of EducationUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonUW-Madison LibraryUW-Madison Catalog
Home
About the CCBC
Authors and Illustrators
Recommended Books for Children and Young Adults
CCBC Calendar and Events
CCBC-Net
CCBC Podcasts
CCBC Publications
Intellectual Freedom
Links

Support the CCBC
Support the CCBC
Are you a...K-12 TeacherLibrarianEarly Childhood Care ProviderUW Student / Faculty

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion

by Russell Freedman

Published by Clarion, 1999
192 pages
ISBN: 0-395-63367-2

Age 11 and older

Okay, Babe's here! Now who's gonna finish second?" The standard opening line spoken by the remarkable athlete whenever she entered the playing field reflected both her self-confidence and her sense of humor. Whether it was basketball, track and field, or golf, Mildred Didrikson excelled in whatever sport she tried her hand at, in a time when women were not encouraged to be athletic. In this generously illustrated biography of the athlete, Freedman focuses on her accomplishments and the means by which she managed to make a living in sports, something few women can do even today. CCBC categories: Biography/Autobiography.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


book cover
Book of the Week

ACCESSIBILITY POLICY:
In accordance with the UW-Madison Accessibility Policy, this site makes every effort to comply with the World Wide Web standards defined in the Federal Rehabilitation Act Section 508, specifically subsections 1194.22 and subsection 1194.31. If you need additional resources or have any questions or concerns about this site, please contact the site administrator for more information.
UW crest