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An Equal Shot

An Equal Shot

How the Law Title IX Changed America

Helaine Becker; illustrations by Dow Phumiruk

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)



Helaine Becker's An Equal Shot is a nonfiction picture book introduction to the history and importance of Title IX as civil rights legislature, featuring illustrations by Dow Phumiruk.

You’ve likely heard of the law Title IX. It protects the equal rights of students, athletes, and professionals in America regardless of gender. But do you know about the women who fought to enact this new law?

Here is the rousing account of how Title IX was shaped at the hands of brave politicians who took risks to secure women’s dreams and their futures under the Constitution. Told in simple, commanding prose, An Equal Shot celebrates the power of words to defend and unite vulnerable people.

Christy Ottaviano Books

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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