Baseball's Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues

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Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.2 X 1.2 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250623720

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About the Author

Andrea Williams is an author and journalist who worked in marketing and development for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, before turning to writing full-time. She now lives and writes in Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and four children.

Reviews

"A smart and determined woman becomes an unlikely influence in baseball's Negro Leagues . . . A fascinating contribution to baseball and racial history." --Kirkus Reviews

"With a flair for bringing clarity and excitement to back office wheeling and dealing, Williams offers a potent complement to Nelson's We Are the Ship." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"A well-organized, detailed introduction to Effa Manley, who was the first woman inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame." --Booklist

"For middle-school-and-up readers seeking historical role models of resilience." --Seattle Times