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The Resource Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King

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Billie Jean King
Title
Billie Jean King
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Summary
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy bestselling 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. Twenty years later, she is still today considered one of the most successful women in sport history. 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.Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
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  • Sanchez Vegara, Maria Isabel
  • Sofroniou, Miranda
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Sociology
  • Sports & Recreations
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
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Billie Jean King
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:f8a4210b-9d35-4d7e-bd50-3e5b10e4197c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780711254930
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Billie Jean King
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f8a4210b-9d35-4d7e-bd50-3e5b10e4197c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780711254930
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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