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The Resource A strong right arm : the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, Michelle Y. Green ; introduction by Mamie Johnson

A strong right arm : the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, Michelle Y. Green ; introduction by Mamie Johnson

Label
A strong right arm : the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson
Title
A strong right arm
Title remainder
the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Y. Green ; introduction by Mamie Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Motivated by her love for the game and inspired by the legendary Jackie Robinson, Mamie Johnson is determined to be a professional baseball pitcher. In a sport that's determined by white men, there is no place for a black woman. Mamie doesn't give up-from the time she insists on trying out for the all-male, all-white Police Athletic League until she realizes her dream and becomes one of three women to play in the Negro Leagues. Mamie Johnson's life shows that with courage and perseverance one can overcome even the greatest challenges
Summary
Presents a biography of Mamie Johnson, one of three women to play in the professional Negro League, discussing the challenges she faced as a black woman to make her way into professional baseball
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2003
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
187595
Cataloging source
OCD
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
860
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson
Label
A strong right arm : the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, Michelle Y. Green ; introduction by Mamie Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Dial, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Wall -- Carolina summers -- Blackberry sky -- Knuckleball -- Long branch -- Tryout -- Bannecker field -- Change-up -- Full count -- Call me peanut -- Miller's field
Control code
54934059
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 111 p.
Isbn
9780756930530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54934059
Label
A strong right arm : the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, Michelle Y. Green ; introduction by Mamie Johnson
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Dial, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 107)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Wall -- Carolina summers -- Blackberry sky -- Knuckleball -- Long branch -- Tryout -- Bannecker field -- Change-up -- Full count -- Call me peanut -- Miller's field
Control code
54934059
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 111 p.
Isbn
9780756930530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)54934059

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