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Author Deans, Karen.
Title Playing to win : the story of Althea Gibson / by Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown.
Pub Info New York : Holiday House, 2007.
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Gib     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 92 GIB     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J BIO GIB     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript [32] p. : col. ill. ; 25 x 29 cm.
Audience 890L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.6 0.5 0.5 115902
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Growing up in Harlem, Althea Gibson was heading down the wrong path until she found her calling. She went on to become the first African American women to be ranked as the number one woman tennis player in the world.
Subject Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003 -- Juvenile literature.
Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003.
Tennis players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women tennis players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Tennis players -- Biography.
African American women tennis players -- Biography.
Add Author Brown, Elbrite.
ISBN 0823419266 (reinforced) : $16.95
9780823419265 (reinforced) : $16.95
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