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'Shelly Bean the Sports Queen' book series for girls was a long time in the making. Making history for Shelly Boyum Breen started with a lack of girls sports stories in books. *"When I was in elementary school, I vividly remember the Scholastic book order form and the excitement I had to put in an order. As the only girl in my class that played sports, I, like the most of the boys, gravitated to books about the football, hockey and basketball. But never in the choices listed was there one about girls playing sports – no one who...