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Playing to win : how Althea Gibson broke barriers and changed tennis forever / Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown.

Deans, Karen, (author.). Brown, Elbrite, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood KIDS NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY ATHLETES Gibson (Text) 36626104213970 1st Floor Kids New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780823448531
  • ISBN: 0823448533
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2021]

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Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Growing up in Harlem, Althea Gibson was heading down the wrong path until she found her calling. She went on to become the first African American women to be ranked as the number one woman tennis player in the world.
Subject: Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 > Juvenile literature.
Tennis players > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women tennis players > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003.
Tennis players > Biography.
African American women tennis players > Biography.

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