Little People, Big Dreams: Billie Jean King - Isabel Sanchez Vegara
This little biography of Billie Jean King tells the story of the iconic tennis star who is one of the most successful women in sports history and has dedicated her life to breaking barriers, both on and off the tennis court. She began playing tennis aged 11, and after one of her first tennis lessons, she told her mother, "I'm going to be number 1 in the world." She held that title five times between 1966 and 1972!
The Little People, Big Dreams books series portrays the inspiring lives of artists, designers, activists and scientists in a super-accessible way with sweet illustrations and by focusing on when they started out as children with a dream and by focusing on when they started out as children with a dream. Each book has a biographical timeline with historical photographs and extra facts, too.