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The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

New York : Scholastic, 2001.

139 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.

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.

Reading Level: 6.2

Available

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0439095034

LC Call No:

PZ7.M992 Ji 2001

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

Title:

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

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Scholastic, 2001.

Physical:

139 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.

Series:

My name is America

Series:

Dear America

Notes:

"A Dear America book"--Cover.

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.

Subject:

Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team)--Fiction.

Subject:

Baseball--Fiction.

Subject:

Negro leagues--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Segregation--Fiction.

Subject:

Prejudices--Fiction.

Subject:

Diaries--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

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