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Althea Gibson: Young Tennis Player (Childhood of Famous Americans)

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One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies — easily read by children of eight and up — today's youngster is swept right into history.

Synopsis:

Althea Gibson (1927-2003) was the first black tennis player ever to compete in the U.S. Open and at Wimbledon in England. This biography focuses on Gibson's spirited childhood and highlights the traits that later made her a champion. Illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689871870
Subtitle:
Young Tennis Player
Author:
Henderson, Meryl
Author:
Gormley, Beatrice
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Racket Sports
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Childhood of Famous Americans
Publication Date:
January 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
215
Dimensions:
7.64x5.22x.60 in. .33 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Althea Gibson: Young Tennis Player (Childhood of Famous Americans)
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Product details 215 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780689871870 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Althea Gibson (1927-2003) was the first black tennis player ever to compete in the U.S. Open and at Wimbledon in England. This biography focuses on Gibson's spirited childhood and highlights the traits that later made her a champion. Illustrations.
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