Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis' Fleet-Of-Foot Girl

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Product Details

Price
$18.98  $17.65
Publisher
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.8 X 11.2 X 0.3 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062851093

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About the Author

Megan Reid works in books and television. She's lived in seven states and two countries, but now she's happy to be based in New York with her dog, Luna. Meg is also the author of Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis' Fleet-of-Foot Girl. You can visit her online at www.meganreid.co.

Laura Freeman has illustrated more than thirty picture books, including the picture-book edition of Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly, which won both the NAACP Image Award and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award, and Jazz Baby and Bedtime Fun, both published by Lee & Low's Bebop Books imprint. Laura lives near Atlanta, Georgia, and you can find her on the web at lfreemanart.com.

Reviews

“A measured, well-researched winner.”--Kirkus Reviews
"A necessary addition to sports collections."--ALA Booklist
"Reid's story flows with the grace and power of Gibson herself....The expressive and exuberant digital artwork mirrors the tennis champ's liveliness."--School Library Journal (starred review)