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You Go Girl!: Winning the Woman's Way
Girls' athletic participation in school and community sports programs is skyrocketing. Girls now comprise thirty-three percent of all high school athletes, representing a dramatic increase from four percent who participated in 1971, the year before the enactment of Title IX. You Go Girl! is a collection of first person insights, thoughts and stories from successful women i ...more
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published April 1st 2000 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Picked it up at the library during the Olympics, because why not? The book is a series of one-page essays by various women who have achieved success in sports, mostly former Olympians, each accompanied by a short paragraph about the woman's accomplishments. Some women had several essays in the book, but they were scattered. The whole effect is very choppy, and you never feel like you get a deep understanding of anyone. Also, I would have enjoyed the book more if it had included more recent athle ...more