Billie Jean King and the Battle of the Sexes
From the Series Greatest Moments in Sports
Billie Jean King is not only a tennis superstar. She is also an advocate for equal rights in sports. Throughout her career, she fought against unfair pay and unequal opportunities for women. In her famous Battle of the Sexes victory, she proved once and for all that women can be top tennis players. This graphic nonfiction title explores her story through colorful illustrations, engaging text, and dialogue featuring real quotes. A timeline and map add bonus context for readers. This story serves up inspiration for young readers interested in sports heroes!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Number of Pages||24|