Henderson, Leah

Summary: "Mamie "Peanut" Johnson had one dream: to play professional baseball. She was a talented player, but she wasn't welcome on the all-white Girls Pro Baseball League team due to the color of her skin. However, a greater opportunity came her way in 1953 when Johnson signed to play ball with the Negro Leagues' Indianoplis Clowns, becoming the only professional female pitcher to play on a men's team....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint 2020

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Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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