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Playing to Win

by: Karen Deans

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ORIGINALLY 6.95
  • Item #: NTS
    549657
  • ISBN13: 9780545496575
  • Format: Paperback Book
  • Pages: 32
  • Grades: 3 - 5
  • Lexile® Measure: 890L
  • ACR Level: 5.6
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Description

As a child in Harlem in the 1930s, Althea Gibson discovered she was a natural at tennis. But it was a sport played mostly by wealthy white people in country clubs that excluded African Americans. Althea was not deterred and set about becoming a barrier-breaking, world-famous athlete. Full color.

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RI.4.3. Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

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