Girl Power on the Playing Field

A Book about Girls, Their Goals, and Their Struggles

From the Series Girl Power

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 9
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Girls around the country speak out about the problems and stereotypes they face when it comes to sports. Girl Power on the Playing Field also discusses how sports can affect girls’ minds as well as their bodies and shares practical ideas for staying active in sports and dealing with some of the pressures involved.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 1999-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF053160, JNF044000, JNF052040
Dewey 796'.082
Features Awards and Reviewed

Author: Andy Steiner


  • Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Young Adult Top Forty, Winner, 2000


School Library Journal

“Both texts [Girl Power on the Playing Field and Girl Power in the Family] flow well and the authors’ decidedly post-feminist voices come through loud and clear. Upbeat additions.”
School Library Journal

The Horn Book Guide

“. . .a good dose of pep talk about self-esteem.”
The Horn Book Guide