Ice Breaker: How Mabel Fairbanks Changed Figure Skating

By Viña, Rose

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ISBN
9780807534960
Publisher
Albert Whitman


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Reviewed on October 1, 2019  |  Elementary

PreS-Gr 2—As a young black girl skating in the 1930s, Mabel Fairbanks was denied entry to skating clubs and competitions. After years of touring in the ice-skating entertainment industry, Fairbanks became a coach to skaters of diverse racial and financial backgrounds. She fought for her students of color to be allowed entry into the clubs and competitions that previously denied her inclusion. Fairbanks finally gained recognition and became the first African American inducted into the U.S. Fi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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