Althea Gibson: Young Tennis Player

Althea Gibson: Young Tennis Player

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Althea Gibson: Young Tennis Player by Beatrice Gormley, Meryl Henderson

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies — easily read by children of eight and up — today's youngster is swept right into history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780689871870
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 12/21/2004
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.22(w) x 7.64(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

A Little Champ1
Althea Is a Handful14
The Game of Street Life27
The Featherweight Champion of 143rd Street44
A Rich Folks' Game55
Sugar Hill Manners and Killer Strokes66
Tournament Tennis and the SPCC76
The Doctors Prescribe95
Hard Training110
A Long-Range Plan123
Breakthrough137
The Biggest Disappointment150
The Girl from Harlem and the Queen of England167
"I Couldn't Eat Trophies"181
Payback for Althea199
For More Information212

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