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What were the Negro Leagues?  Cover Image Book Book

What were the Negro Leagues? / by Varian Johnson ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.

Johnson, Varian, (author.). Marchesi, Stephen, (illustrator.).

Summary

Summary:

Introduces the Negro Leagues of baseball, highlighting the players, coaches, owners, and teams that dominated the leagues during the 1930s and 1940s.

Item details

  • 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.

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.
Subject: Negro leagues > History > Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players > Juvenile literature.
Baseball > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Negro leagues > History. > Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players. > Juvenile literature.
Baseball > History.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism.
African American baseball players.
Baseball.
Negro leagues.
United States.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.
Informational works.
Illustrated works.

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