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Gonzales, Debbie

Summary: "A celebration of the strength, endurance, and athleticism of women and girls throughout the ages, Girls With Guts! keeps score with examples of women athletes from the late 1800s up through the 1970s, sharing how women refused to take no for an answer, and how finally, they pushed for a law to protect their right to play, compete, and be athletes."--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.082 GON

Summary: ""42 Today" is an exploration of Jackie Robinson and his legacy"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2021

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Hoena, B. A.

Summary: "In an era of discrimination, Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's race barrier. Facing harassment, he stayed focused on the game, becoming the MLB Rookie of the Year in 1947 and later a baseball legend"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 ROB

Freedman, Samuel G.

Summary: Looks at the 1967 football season leading up to that year's black college championship between Grambling College and Florida A&M, and how it fit into the civil rights struggles of the time.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.332 FRE

Summary: Tells of the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, a sharecropper's son who elevated an entire race and country when he broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. The film illuminates Robinson's place as a leader and icon of the civil rights movement whose exemplary life and aspirational message of equality continues to inspire generations of Americans. Includes interviews with family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JAC

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JAC

Madden, Bill.

Summary: "Jackie Robinson heroically broke the color barrier in 1947. But how--and, in practice, when--did the integration of the sport actually occur? Bill Madden shows that baseball's famous "black experiment" did not truly succeed until the coming of age of Willie Mays and the emergence of some star players--Larry Doby, Hank Aaron, and Ernie Banks--in 1954. And as a relevant backdrop off the field,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 MAD

Dunkel, Tom.

Summary: Dunkel traces the rise of a Bismarck integrated squad and follows them through their ups and downs, focusing on the 1935 season, and the first National Semi-Pro Tournament in Wichita, Kansas--a decade before Jackie Robinson broke into the Major Leagues!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 DUN

Meltzer, Brad.

Summary: "Jackie Robinson always loved sports, especially baseball. He could run, leap, and throw better than any other kid around. But he lived at a time when the rules weren't fair to African Americans: Even though Jackie was a great athlete, he wasn't allowed on the best teams just because of the color of his skin. Jackie knew that sports were best when everyone, of every color, played together. He...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Robinson 2015

Perron, Cam

Summary: "The extraordinary, unlikely, and inspirational true story of the friendships formed between Cam Perron--a white, baseball-obsessed teenager from Boston--and hundreds of former professional Negro League players, who were still awaiting the recognition andcompensation that they deserved from Major League Baseball more than fifty years after their playing days were over"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

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Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: Recounts the true story of spirit and determination from America's early civil rights history and the Cannon Street all-stars who were not allowed to play in the World Series game.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.357 Raven

Slade, Suzanne

Summary: Presents the history of the Harlem Globetrotters, from their inception as a Chicago basketball team and their development into the Globetrotters to their growth into an international phenomenon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323 SLA

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