How Tennis Star Billie Jean King Changed Women's Sports
coming August 2019 from G. P. Putnam's Sons
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Anything Billie Jean did, she did it ALL THE WAY.
When she ran, she ran fast. When she played, she played hard.
As a top women's tennis player, Billie Jean fought for fairness in
women's sports, and when she faced off against Bobby Riggs in the Battle
of the Sexes, the most famous tennis match in history, she showed the
world that men and women--and boys and girls--are equal on and off the
From award-winning author Mara Rockliff and New York Times-bestselling
illustrator Elizabeth Baddeley comes this extraordinary picture book
about one little girl who loved sports and grew up to be one of the
greatest and best-known tennis players of all time.