Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf

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Product Details
Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Albert Whitman & Company
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.2 X 10.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780807511282

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About the Author
Nancy Churnin is the theater critic for the Dallas Morning News and author of several picture books for children. She was born in New York and graduated from Harvard University with a master's from Columbia University School of Journalism. She lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband, Dallas Morning News arts writer Michael Granberry, and their four sons. John Joven has illustrated numerous children's books, magazines, apps, and comic books published around the world. He lives in Colombia.
Reviews

2018 Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Honor Award, presented by the California Reading Association


"A poignant and inspiring tale of a groundbreaking sports figure whose name and story should be well-known."--Kirkus Reviews

"A quietly affecting story...Churnin concludes on a hopeful note: 'And now it was possible for everyone who loved the game to play and hear cheers from the crowd.'"--Publishers Weekly
"An engaging picture book introducing a little-known American hero."--Booklist
"A worthwhile addition to school libraries looking for sports-related picture book biographies."--School Library Journal