Charlie Takes His Shot
Charlie Takes His Shot
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Charlie Takes His Shot

Written by Nancy Churnin & illustrated by John Joven
Published by Albert Whitman and Company
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Charlie Sifford loved golf, but in the 1930’s only white people were allowed to play in the Professional Golf Association. Sifford had won plenty of black tournaments, but he was determined to break the color barrier in the PGA. In 1960 he did, only to face discrimination from hotels that wouldn’t rent him rooms and clubs that wouldn’t let him use the same locker as the white players. But Sifford kept playing, becoming the first black golfer to win a PGA tournament and eventually ranking among the greats in golf.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780807511282
    Publication Date
    January 1, 2018
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    37
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017049917
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0807511285
    Lexile® Level
    810L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~S
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.4
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    506941
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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