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Headen, Sandra W.

Summary: In 1939 North Carolina, an all-Black baseball team "trespasses" on the whites-only baseball field, and the resulting racial outrage can only be resolved on the mound.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HEA

Rothenberg, Ben

Summary: "A deeply reported, revealing biography of tennis phenomenon and activist Naomi Osaka, telling the untold story behind her Grand Slam-winning career, her headline-making advocacy for racial justice and mental health, and the challenges of a life in the international spotlight"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OSAKA, NAOMI ROT

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "In 1947, black baseball player Jackie Robinson broke through Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers. Jackie Robinson Breaks Barriers examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Robinson himself, his wife, Rachel, and broadcaster Red Barber. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.357092 HAR

Barnes, Katie

Summary: "A richly reported and provocative look at the history of women's sports and the controversy surrounding trans athletes by a leading LGBTQ+ sports journalist. For decades women have been playing competitive sports thanks in large part to the protective cover of Title IX. Since passage of that law, the number of women participating in sports and the level of competition in high school, college,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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