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I am Billie Jean King / Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos.

By: Meltzer, Brad [author.].
Contributor(s): Eliopoulos, Chris [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Ordinary people change the world: Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780735228740; 0735228744.Subject(s): King, Billie Jean -- Juvenile literature | King, Billie Jean | King, Billie Jean -- Juvenile literature | Women tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Tennis players | Women tennis players | JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Racket Sports | Women -- Biography | United StatesGenre/Form: Biographies. | Biography. | Juvenile works. | Biographies.DDC classification: 796.3420 | B Summary: Presents an illustrated biography of the tennis star, from her childhood and early competitive career to her role as activist for equality in sports.
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796.3420 M5280bi (Browse shelf) Available 0000002247575

Includes bibliographical references.

Presents an illustrated biography of the tennis star, from her childhood and early competitive career to her role as activist for equality in sports.

Ages: 5-8.

Grades: K to Grade 3.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Brad Meltzer was born on April 1, 1970 and grew up in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School. His first published title was called The Tenth Justice. His other works include Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Book of Fate, The Zero Game, The Inner Circle and The Fifth Assassin. He is the Eisner Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed comic book, Justice League of America. He also wrote the non-fiction books, Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter. He has written speeches for former President Clinton's National Service Program and played himself as an extra in Woody Allen's film, Celebrity. In 2013, his title History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time. <p> In 2014 his titles, I Am Abraham Lincoln, I Am Amelia Earhart and I am Rosa Parks made The New York Times Best Seller List. <p> In 2016, Meltzer's title's The House of Secrets, I Am George Washington, and I Am Jane Goodall made the New York Times Bestseller list. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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