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? And do you know how that law has changed life for girls and women in America?
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! Helaine Becker and Dow Phumiruk, the creative team behind Counting on Katherine, provide a captivating introduction to the history and importance of Title IX, exploring the restrictions and lack of opportunities that it ended and the impact it has had since. With concise, powerful prose and vivid illustrations, this book celebrates the power of words to defend and unite vulnerable people.