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Author Blumenthal, Karen.

Title Let me play : the story of Title IX : the law that changed the future of girls in America / Karen Blumenthal.

Imprint New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    796.082 BLU    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 796.082 BLU    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 152 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-146) and index.
Summary Up until the 1970s, if you were a girl, you were told you shouldn't play team sports, or go to college. But, in 1972, Title IX changed that, by ensuring that girls have the same opportunities as boys to participate in sports and classes. But that change did not come without a fight.
Audience "Ages 8 and up"--Cover p. [2].
Subject Sex discrimination in sports -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Women athletes -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0689859570 : $17.95
Standard No. 9780689859571 51795

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