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

Megan Reid (Author) Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Publish Date
January 21, 2020
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 many fine children's books over the years, including Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Fashion Designer Ann Cole Lowe, written by Deborah Blumenthal, and the Coretta Scott King Honor book Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly and Winifred Conkling. Laura now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and their two children. Find out more about Laura at LFreemanArt.com.

Reviews

β€œA 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)