The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe

The Story of Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620147894
Publisher: Lee & Low Books, Inc.
Publication date: 06/05/2018
Series: Story Of Series
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 331,489
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Crystal Hubbard is a sports buff and full-time writer who was lucky enough to meet Arthur Ashe as a young girl. Her Lee & Low titles The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby and Catching the Moon: The Story of A Young Girl's Baseball Dreams have been recognized with several honors. Hubbard lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her family.

Kevin Belford is an illustrator and fine artist whose work has been featured in books, newspapers, magazines, and advertisements. Belford lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Table of Contents

Tennis Dreams 9

Scoring in Tennis 12

Dr. Johnson 17

Althea Gibson 19

College Achievements 27

Grand Slams 30

The US Open 38

Going Pro 44

Apartheid 47

Ashe vs. Connors 51

Wimbledon, 1975 57

Always a Champion 62

HIV and AIDS 64

More Wisdom from Arthur Ashe 70

Author's Note 74

Timeline 80

Glossary 85

Author's Sources 89

Recommended Further Reading 93

About the Author and Illustrator 96

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