Then and Now

March 2009
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Mar2009, Vol. 78, Special section p2
The article looks at American women who made history. Tennis player Althea Gibson has made history in 1950 when she became the first African American to play in the U.S. National Tennis Championships. At age 14, Michelle Wie became the youngest golf player to compete in a Professionall Golfers' Association tour event. Children's author Kate DiCamillo has won many awards for her books, including "Because of Winn-Dixie."


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