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The Resource The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues, by Walter Dean Myers

The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues, by Walter Dean Myers

Label
The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues
Title
The journal of Biddy Owens
Title remainder
the Negro leagues
Statement of responsibility
by Walter Dean Myers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
920
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
PZ7.M992
LC item number
Ji 2001
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 5.2
  • 5.8
Series statement
  • Dear America book
  • My name is America
  • Dear America
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team)
  • Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team)
  • African Americans
  • Baseball
  • Negro leagues
  • African Americans
  • Segregation
  • Prejudices
  • Diaries
  • Baseball stories
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues, by Walter Dean Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
141 pages
Isbn
9780439095037
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
00044667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44972039
  • (Sirsi) o44972039
  • (TMQ) o44972039
  • 170913
  • 170913
Label
The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues, by Walter Dean Myers
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
141 pages
Isbn
9780439095037
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
00044667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44972039
  • (Sirsi) o44972039
  • (TMQ) o44972039
  • 170913
  • 170913

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