Babe Didrikson Zaharias had one driving goal: to become the greatest athlete who ever lived. And she made good on that promise with a meteoric rise to famed basketball player, Olympic medalist, and top female golfer. But there was more to Babe than just sports. Noted novelists and sportswriters Rich and Sandra Wallace expose the many controversies surrounding this famous female athlete--her upbringing, personality, marriage, and even her early death. This action-packed story of a womanESPN ranks as #10 of the top North American athletes of the twentieth century also includes personal and professional photographs, quotes, a bibliography, and an index.
Babe conquers the world
the legendary life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Honesdale, PA :, Calkins Creek Books,, 2014.
272 pages ;,23 cm
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Statement of Responsibility:
Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
Includes bibliographical references (page 266-268) and index.
Zaharias, Babe Didrikson, 1911-1956 Juvenile literature.
Women athletes Biography Juvenile literature.