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

Author: Karen Blumenthal
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blumenthal, Karen.
Let me play.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2005
(OCoLC)607910802
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Blumenthal
ISBN: 0689859570 9780689859571
OCLC Number: 54103844
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2006
Description: 152 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A view from the sidelines --
The champion --
The playing field --
Pregame preparation --
Opening kickoff --
Political football --
Changing the rules --
Crying foul --
Play ball! --
Time-out --
Comeback --
Epilogue: Extra innings --
A Title IX time line --
Then and now --
A personal note --
Source notes --
Further information --
Photo credits --
Selelcted bibliogrqaphy --
Index.
Responsibility: Karen Blumenthal.
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Can girls play softball? Can girls be school crossing guards? Can girls become lawyers or doctors or engineers? Of course they can... today. But just a few decades ago, opportunities for girls were  Read more...

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by wjbeck (WorldCat user published 2007-04-19) Excellent Permalink
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