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

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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APLS-Geneva J FIC MYE (Text) 34207001993998 GJF Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0439445728 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 139 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Birmingham, Alabama, 1948"--Cover.
"A Dear America book"--Cover.
Summary, etc.: 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) > Juvenile fiction.
Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team) > Fiction.
Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team) > Fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Baseball > Fiction.
Negro leagues > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Segregation > Fiction.
Prejudices > Fiction.
Diaries > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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