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100 1  Reeder, Lydia,|eauthor. 
245 10 Dust bowl girls :|bthe inspiring story of the team that 
       barnstormed its way to basketball glory /|cLydia Reeder. 
250    First edition. 
264  1 Chapel Hill, North Carolina :|bAlgonquin Books of Chapel 
300    286 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
500    "Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-286). 
505 0  New recruit -- The making of a coach -- The field house, 4
       a.m -- A good shot maker believes in herself -- Choctaw 
       town -- A man's sport -- Weak ankles and weaker nerves -- 
       Barnstorm -- End game -- Babe Didrikson and the golden 
       cyclones -- Guts and glory -- Next stop, Shreveport -- 
       Brains, beauty, and ball handling -- A team that won't be 
       beat can't be beat -- A hometown welcome. 
520    "At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the 
       charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian
       College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a 
       reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, he 
       recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered 
       them a chance at a better life: a free college education 
       if they would come play for his basketball team, the 
       Cardinals. Despite their fears of leaving home and the 
       sacrifices faced by their families, the women followed 
       Babb and his dream. He shaped the Cardinals into a 
       formidable team, and something extraordinary began to 
       happen: with passion for the game and heartfelt loyalty to
       one another and their coach, they won every game. 
       Combining exhilarating sports writing and exceptional 
       storytelling, Dust Bowl Girls conveys the intensity of an 
       improbable journey to an epic showdown with the prevailing
       national champions, helmed by the legendary Babe 
       Didrikson. And it captures a moment in American sports 
       history when a visionary coach helped his young athletes 
       achieve more than a winning season"--|cProvided by 
600 10 Babb, Sam,|d1891-1937. 
600 10 Harris, Doll,|d1913-2001. 
610 20 Oklahoma Presbyterian College|xBasketball|xHistory. 
650  0 Basketball coaches|zOklahoma|vBiography. 
650  0 Women basketball players|zOklahoma|vBiography. 
650  0 Basketball for women|zOklahoma|xHistory. 
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