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, 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
MIA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Myers, Walter Dean
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.M992
LC item number
Ji 2002
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
My name is America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birmingham Black Barons (Baseball team)
  • African Americans
  • Baseball
  • Negro leagues
  • Segregation
  • Prejudices
  • African Americans
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro leagues, by Walter Dean Myers
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Birmingham, Alabama, 1948"--Cover
  • "Biddy Owens is a fictional character, created by the author, and his journal and its epilogue are works of fiction."--Colophon
Extent
1 online resource (139 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035891478
Label
The journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro leagues, by Walter Dean Myers
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Birmingham, Alabama, 1948"--Cover
  • "Biddy Owens is a fictional character, created by the author, and his journal and its epilogue are works of fiction."--Colophon
Extent
1 online resource (139 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035891478

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