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The journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro leagues

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The journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro leagues

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

New York : Scholastic, 2001.

141 p. ill. 22 cm.

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Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

Lexile: 920L

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ISBN:

0439095034

LC Call No:

PZ7.M992 Ji 2001

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 21

Author:

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

Title:

The journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro leagues by Walter Dean Myers.

Publisher:

New York : Scholastic, 2001.

Physical:

141 p. ill. 22 cm.

Series:

My name is America

Summary:

Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

Target Audience:

920 Lexile

Subject:

Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team)--Juvenile fiction

Subject:

Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team)--Fiction

Subject:

African Americans--Juvenile fiction

Subject:

Baseball--Fiction

Subject:

Negro Leagues--Fiction

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction

Subject:

Segregation--Fiction

Subject:

Prejudices--Fiction

Subject:

Diaries--Fiction

SAE:UnifrmTitle:

My name is America

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