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Playing to win : the story of Althea Gibson

Author: Karen Deans; Elbrite Brown
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Bilderbuch
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Althea Gibson; Althea Gibson; Althea Gibson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Deans; Elbrite Brown
ISBN: 9780823419265 0823419266
OCLC Number: 55657349
Awards: A Junior Library Guild Selection (2007).
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 x 28 cm.
Responsibility: by Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown.

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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.

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