Kicking Off : Dick, Kerr GirlsSports
The remarkable story of the Dick, Kerr Ladies is brought to young readers for the very first time by award winning and CILIP Carnegie nominated Eve Ainsworth. It’s 1917, and Britain is at war. Shy teenager Hettie wants to help the war effort, and signs up to work in the local Dick, Kerr & Co.
munitions factory. She’s nervous, but she has no idea quite how much her life is about to change … For, inside this factory are young women who are about to make sporting history.
Can Hettie find the courage to join them, and in doing so, find her own place in the world?Based on the thrilling true story of the Dick, Kerr Ladies team – football’s forgotten legends.