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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Print version:
Blumenthal, Karen.
Let me play.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2005
(DLC) 2004001450
(OCoLC)54103844
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Blumenthal
OCLC Number: 645831959
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (152 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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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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