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Women's Soccer on the Rise

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From the World Cup to the Olympics, women’s soccer has been building steady momentum for a quarter-century. Discover the history of how women’s soccer grew from unorganized club games to the professional powerhouse that it is today. Women’s Soccer on the Rise examines how women’s college soccer got its start and how the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels—Mia Hamm’s alma mater—became an unstoppable force on the field. You’ll explore how women’s soccer is growing worldwide, the roadblocks that are faced by women in the United States and abroad, and the steps that FIFA is taking to ensure that women have their shot on the field. Every book in the Women’s Soccer Today series provides an in-depth look at the impact women have had on your favorite sport and profiles the athletes, teams and leaders that have fueled the growth of the women’s game. Mason Crests editorial team has placed Key Icons to look for throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are then used in the prose throughout that chapter, and are emboldened, so that the reader is able to reference back to the definitions- building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos allows the reader to view videos by scanning our QR codes, providing them with additional educational content to supplement the text. Examples include news coverage, moments in history, speeches, iconic sports moments and much more! Text Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the reader’s comprehension of the chapter they have just read, while sending the reader back to the text for more careful attention to the evidence presented there. Research Projects are provided at the end of each chapter as well and provide readers with suggestions for projects that encourage deeper research and analysis. A Series Glossary of Key Terms is included in the back matter contains terminology used throughout the series. Words found here broaden the readers knowledge and understanding of terms used in this field.
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ISBN 978-1-4222-4216-2



ISBN 978-1-4222-7598-6




Copyright: 2019

Dimensions: 7 X 9

Page count: 80