Item description for Negro Leagues: All-Black Baseball (Smart About History) by Laura Driscoll & Tracy Mitchell...
Overview When Emily goes to the Baseball Hall of Fame, she gets the chance to learn all about the Negro League and soon writes her report on the early players who changed the face of the game during such a difficult period of segregation and discrimination. Simultaneous.
Publishers Description Emily loves to play on her Little League baseball team. She visits the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York and learns about the Negro Leagues that were formed when black players were banned from major league teams. Emily's report includes information about the early players, the greatest superstars, and the story of Jackie Robinson, who broke the "color line" in 1947. This title captures all the fun and excitement of baseball, while also exploring the serious issue of segregation in America.
Citations And Professional Reviews Negro Leagues: All-Black Baseball (Smart About History) by Laura Driscoll & Tracy Mitchell has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 162
Booklist - 09/01/2002 page 129
School Library Journal - 12/01/2002 page 121
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2002 page 162
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Studio: Grosset & Dunlap
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 7.1" Height: 0.14" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jul 22, 2002
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Series Smart about History
ISBN 0448426846 ISBN13 9780448426846 UPC 070918005992
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More About Laura Driscoll & Tracy Mitchell
Laura Driscoll has written many books in the Penguin Young Reader Program, including Titanic: The Story Lives on!
Laura Driscoll currently resides in Brooklyn, in the state of New York.