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What were the Negro Leagues?  Cover Image Book Book

What were the Negro Leagues?

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: 9781524790004
  • ISBN: 1524790001
  • ISBN: 9781524790004
  • ISBN: 1544439857
  • ISBN: 9781544439853
  • ISBN: 1524789984
  • ISBN: 9781524789985
  • ISBN: 1524789992
  • ISBN: 9781524789992
  • Physical Description: 108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
    print
  • 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: Illustrated works.
Informational works.
Juvenile works.
History.

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