Jean Zimmerman collaborated with Felice Schwartz on Breaking with Tradition: Women and Work, the New Facts of Life and was the author of Tailspin: Women at War in the Wake of Tailhook. Her husband, Gil Reavill, is a freelance journalist. They live in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with their daughter.
Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Main Street Books On Sale: October 19, 1999 Price: $19.00
These first-hand accounts from small-town playing fields and inner-city gyms offer compelling evidence that participation in athletics helps girls build physical strength, academic excellence, and self-esteem, while reducing the likelihood of substance abuse, eating disorders, teen pregnancy, and dropping out of school.
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