Billie Jean King: Tennis Star and Social Activist
Legendary Athletes introduces readers to the people who have made significant impacts both athletically and socially. Billie Jean King: Tennis Star & Social Activist highlights Billie Jean King's childhood and rise to fame. Career highlights, battles along the way, and humanitarian contributions are also discussed. The tennis star's lasting legacy is told through informative sidebars, captivating photos, and engaging text. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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