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"James Naismith & the Edmonton Grads: Canada’s Wonder Team." Trailblazing Sports Heroes: Exceptional Personalities and Outstanding Achievements in Canadian Sport. Joan Dixon, Canmore, Alberta: Altitude Publishing, 2003.

AB: Written in a narrative style, this popular history text recounts James Naismith's invention of basketball interwoven with an account of the Edmonton Grads and Oklahoma Guthrie Redbird 1925 North American Women's Championship game. A brief biography of the team and its coach, 1966 Alberta Hall of Fame inductee Percy Page, is included as well as highlights from the team's amazing successes and a photo of them in 1924.

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