What were the Negro Leagues? / by Varian Johnson ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.
Introduces the Negro Leagues of baseball, highlighting the players, coaches, owners, and teams that dominated the leagues during the 1930s and 1940s.
- ISBN: 9781524789992
- ISBN: 1524789992
- ISBN: 9781524789985
- ISBN: 1524789984
- ISBN: 9781544439853
- ISBN: 1544439857
- ISBN: 1524790001
- ISBN: 9781524790004
- Physical Description: 108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, 2019.
- Copyright: © 2019
Contents / Notes
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
What were the Negro Leagues? -- The beginning of baseball -- The first black pro teams -- Early black baseball stars -- The father of black baseball -- A league of their own -- The Negro Leagues grow -- The second Negro national League -- The Pittsburgh Crawfords and the Homestead Grays -- The great experiment -- Jackie Robinson -- The end of an era -- Their place in history -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages: 8-12 years.
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