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The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues

Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2001.
Series: My name is America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Diary fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN: 0439095034 9780439095037
OCLC Number: 44972039
Description: 141 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: My name is America.
Responsibility: by Walter Dean Myers.

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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.

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