I am Billie Jean King by Brad Meltzer Hardcover

I am Billie Jean King by Brad Meltzer Hardcover

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Billie Jean King, one of the greatest tennis players of all time, is the 17th hero in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies for ages 5 to 8.
Billie Jean King is one of the best tennis players the world has ever seen. But when she was starting out, she noticed that men and women weren’t being treated equally as athletes. Billie Jean knew that this was unfair, and she knew she had to change it. She fought for women in sports to get the same recognition as men, and for girls to get the same athletic opportunities as boys.   
This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV show Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big. Included in each book are:  
•             A timeline of key events in the hero’s history
•             Photos that bring the story more fully to life
•             Comic-book-style illustrations that are irresistibly adorable
•             Childhood moments that influenced the hero
•             Facts that make great conversation-starters
•             A character trait that made the person heroic and that readers can aspire to  
You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series!  
Age 5-9 years
Education Grade Range: Grades K-4
  • Children's > Diversity > LGBTQ
  • Non-fiction
  • Picture Books > More Picture Books...

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