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

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

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Juniata County.
  • 5 of 10 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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1 current hold with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Juniata County Library J 796.357 JOH (Text) 39640100582392 JUNM Juvenile Non-Fiction New Checked Out 02/25/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524789992 (Library Binding)
  • ISBN: 9781524789985 (Paperback)
  • Physical Description: 108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Workshop, [2019]

Content descriptions

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