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

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Product Details
Price
$19.99  $18.59
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.

Originally from New York City, Laura Freeman now lives in Atlanta with her husband and two children. She received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts and has illustrated over thirty children's books, including the Coretta Scott King Honor book Hidden Figures written by Margot Lee Shetterly, the Nikki & Deja series by Karen English, and Fancy Party Gowns by Deborah Blumenthal.
Reviews

"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)

"A well-researched winner." -- Kirkus Reviews

"A necessary addition to sports collections." -- ALA Booklist