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The Journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro Leagues / by Walter Dean Myers.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett PL - Garrett JCH MYE (Text) 30010170246923 Juvenile Chapter Book Available -
Starke Co PL - Hamlet Branch JF MYE (Text) 30063010011007 JUVENILE FICTION Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) JF DEA (Text) 30032010287578 JUVENILE FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0439095034 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 141 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic, 2001.

Content descriptions

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.
Target Audience Note: 920 Lexile.
Subject: Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team) > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Baseball stories.
Negro leagues > Juvenile fiction.
Segregation > Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices > Juvenile fiction.
Diaries > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction > Juvenile fiction.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    Set in 1948, this story tells of the life and times of Biddy Owens, a young batboy for the Negro Leagues, and the hardships he and his team faced due to bigotry and racial segregation.
  • Baker & Taylor
    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.A teenager's 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons covers the games, the players, racism the team faces, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional, with a historical note about the Negro Leagues.

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