LUCY JANE BLEDSOE at Berkeley

no stopping us now book cover

 

Join Lucy Jane Bledsoe at Books Inc. Berkeley for an in-person discussion about the book and gender justice activism 50 years after Title IX/Q&A/Signing


It's 1974. Title IX has passed two years ago, but Louisa's high school still refuses to fund an all girls' basketball team. After hearing Gloria Steinem speak, Louisa learns an important lesson: "The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off." Now what can she do but stand up and fight back?

When Louisa asks her principal to start a girls team, she's soon viciously targeted by male coaches at her school, lied to by the school board, and dismissed as "out of line" as she fights for a fair chance to be an athlete. No Stopping Us Now is a story about finding one's own voice through the joys of sports, love, and the power of sisterhood. Based on the author's true story, it is a compelling examination of the courage it takes to stand up for what's right.

Young adult, LGBTQ historical fiction perfect for the 50th anniversary of Title IX in June 2022.

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc. Berkeley
1491 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94709
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Books: 
No Stopping Us Now By Lucy Jane Bledsoe Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781953103208
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Three Rooms Press - April 26th, 2022