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Title Ice breaker : how Mabel Fairbanks changed figure skating / Rose Viña ; illustrated by Claire Almon.
Author Viña, Rose, author.
Publication Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, [2019]
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Call # J B FAIRBANKS V
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "In the 1930's, only white figure skaters were allowed in public ice rinks and to compete for gold medals, but Mabel Fairbanks wouldn't let that stop her. With skates two sizes too big and a heart full of dreams, Mabel beat the odds and broke down color barriers through sheer determination and athletic skill. After skating in ice shows across the nation and helping coach and develop the talents of several Olympic champions, Mabel became the first African-American woman to be inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 4-8.
Subject Fairbanks, Mabel, 1916-2001 -- Juvenile literature.
African American figure skaters -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in sports. (OCoLC)fst00895130
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Addl. Author Almon, Claire, illustrator.
ISBN 9780807534960
080753496X

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