Finding a Way to Play
The Pioneering Spirit of Women in Basketball
- 2015 INDIES Winner
- Silver, Sports (Adult Nonfiction)
- 2015 INDIES Finalist
- Women's Studies (Adult Nonfiction)
In this book you will read about: * Early pioneers who played despite concerns about risks to health and femininity * Black and Native American women who endured discrimination as they searched for opportunities to play * Lesbians who hid their identities for fear of being denied the chance to play * Older women who ignore aches and pains to renew the joys of a childhood passion. Readers will come away with an understanding of the roads women have traveled to bring the game into the future.