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Evonne Goolagong / written by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Lisa Koesterke.

Evonne Goolagong / written by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Lisa Koesterke.
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ISBN 9780711245853 (hardback)
Author Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel) author.
Title Evonne Goolagong / written by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara ; illustrated by Lisa Koesterke.
Publisher/Date Minneapolis, MN : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Little people, big dreams
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Note Evonne grew up on a hot, dusty farm in Australia. She was the third of eight children, and descendant of the Wiradjuri people, who have lived on the land for more than 60,000 years. Her talent for tennis was discovered at a local tennis club, and before she knew it, the girl dreaming about the place called 'Wimbledon' was playing on centre court. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant tennis player's life.
Target audience note 6-9 years old.
Language note Translated from Spanish.
Subject - Name Goolagong, Evonne, -- 1951- Juvenile literature
Subject Women tennis players -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Tennis players -- Australia -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Biographies.
Added Author Koesterke, Lisa illustrator.
Shelf Location JB GOOL
Catalogue Information 840898 Beginning of record . Catalogue Information 840898 Top of page .