Billie Jean King (LPBD)
In this book from the Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the inspiring life of Billie Jean King, the tennis star who has dedicated her life to breaking barriers both on and off the tennis court.
Billie Jean began playing tennis at the age of 11. After one of her first tennis lessons, she told her mother, "I'm going to be No. 1 in the world," a title she would come to hold five times between 1966 and 1972. Today she is considered one of the most successful women in sports history and is an advocate for gender equality. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the amazing sportswoman's life.
This empowering book offers inspiring messages to children of all ages. This hardcover version presents expanded stories for beginning readers.