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Billie Jean King says a Massachusetts challenge to a kids book about her is ‘so very sad’

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2024
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Out legend and + advocate Billie Jean King has expressed her dismay after a parent challenged a detailing her life at Memorial School in the town of Medfield, about an hour southwest of Boston. The book I Am Billie Jean King by Brad Meltzer was initially deemed appropriate for the school’s library collection but is now facing an appeal. The controversy began in December when a parent, Courtney Hannigan, discovered the book in the school library. Hannigan’s six-year-old daughter had brought the book home, drawn to its cover illustration of...

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