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Author Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

Title The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues / by Walter Dean Myers.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Scholastic, 2001.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J MY    AVAILABLE
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Description 141 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Series Dear America.
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.
Audience 920L Lexile
Note 920L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 5.2 4 50162
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.2 4 50162
Subject Baseball -- Juvenile fiction.
Negro leagues -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Segregation -- Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction.
Diaries -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 0439095034
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