Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber
A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Sue MACY
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Subject/Category: Gr. 1-4
Year Reviewed:: 2017
Review: Mary Garber loved to play, watch, and write about any and all sports. But in the early 1940s when she became a journalist, women weren't even allowed in the press box. This beautiful book tells the inspiring story of how Mary overcame multiple gender-related hurdles, attended games at the all-black schools, and submitted articles highlighting under-recognized minority athletes, earning acclaim as the first female sports writer.