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Here Come the Girls! by Helena Pielichaty
  

Here Come the Girls!

Helena Pielichaty

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Synopsis

Here Come the Girls! by Helena Pielichaty

An incredible 29 million women and girls play football across the globe. But it wasn't always this way... Helena Pielichaty, author of the popular Girls FC series, traces the development of women's football from its ban by the FA in 1921 to its current status as the UK's number one team participation sport for women and girls. This lively history introduces the early pioneers of the game, from suffragette Netty Honeyball to the munitions workers whose teams competed during the First World War, alongside contemporary players from around the world. *Help Key Stage 3 students move from Level 3a to Level 4c in reading.*Support comprehension with contemporary and historical photographs that bring the story of women's football to life.*Encourage shared and guided reading using the ready-made tasks and discussion points on the activity pages at the back of the book.

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`Boys were very excited and I haven't seen boys of this ability as engaged in their reading. Students had no idea what a gladiator was and were impressed when they found out. All wanted to be gladiators by the end of it! Much better than the competition.











About the Author

Helena Pielichaty
Helena Pielichaty (Pierre-li-hatty) lives in Nottinghamshire with her husband Peter and two children, Hanya and Joe. Her first book, Vicious Circle, was published in 1998 and was selected as one of the Book Trust's Top 100 books of that year.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
56 pages

Author

Helena Pielichaty
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Author's Website

www.helena-pielichaty.com/

Publisher

Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

1st November 2012

ISBN

9780007464913


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