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The Resource Playing to win : the story of Althea Gibson, by Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown

Playing to win : the story of Althea Gibson, by Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown

Label
Playing to win : the story of Althea Gibson
Title
Playing to win
Title remainder
the story of Althea Gibson
Statement of responsibility
by Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
A simple biography of the tennis pro describes her struggle against racism and poverty and her eventual successes at Wimbledon
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
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214345
Cataloging source
DLC
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Deans, Karen
Dewey number
  • 796.342/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV994.G53
LC item number
D43 2007
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890
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 0
  • 3
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Brown, Elbrite
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True
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  • Gibson, Althea
  • Tennis players
  • African American women tennis players
  • Gibson, Althea
  • Tennis players
  • African American women tennis players
Target audience
juvenile
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the story of Althea Gibson
Label
Playing to win : the story of Althea Gibson, by Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocm55657349
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[32] p.
Isbn
9780823419265
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2004052275
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)55657349
Label
Playing to win : the story of Althea Gibson, by Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
ocm55657349
Dimensions
25 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[32] p.
Isbn
9780823419265
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2004052275
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)55657349

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