A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson

Michelle Y. Green (Author) Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$6.99  $6.43
Publisher
Puffin Books
Publish Date
March 08, 2004
Pages
111
Dimensions
5.06 X 7.76 X 0.36 inches | 0.23 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780142400722

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About the Author

Michelle Y. Green is a graduate of the University of Maryland College of Journalism and the Johns Hopkins University Masters Program in Writing. She teaches The Art of Writing for Children, and two other courses at The George Washington University School of Continuing Education.

Ms. Green is the author of A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie Peanut Johnson, the true story of the first woman to pitch professional baseball in a men's league. She is also the author of the award-winning children's book series, Willie Pearl, a book about her mother set in a Depression-era coal mining town.

Ms. Green lives with her two sons, Bryan and Evan, in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, where she roots for her favorite team, the Baltimore Orioles.

Reviews

"A winning biography of Mamie 'Peanut' Johnson...the true story of the underdog who succeeds despite tremendous odds." -Booklist