Just Like Josh Gibson
Just Like Josh Gibson
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Just Like Josh Gibson

Written by Angela Johnson & illustrated by Beth Peck
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5 - 7
Reading age
32
Page count
12
Words per page
790L
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Jan 1, 2004
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The story goes… Grandmama could hit the ball a mile, catch anything that was thrown, and do everything else – just like Josh Gibson. But unfortunately, no matter how well a girl growing up in the 1940s played the game of baseball, she would have faced tremendous challenges. These challenges are not unlike those met by the legendary Josh Gibson, arguably the best Negro-League player to never make it into the majors. In a poignant tribute to anyone who’s had a dream deferred, two-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Angela Johnson and celebrated artist Beth Peck offer up this reminder – that the small steps made by each of us inspire us al

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780689826283
    Publication Date
    January 1, 2004
    Publisher
    Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    12
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    5 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2001049531
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    47894721
    Lexile® Level
    790L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~S
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.2
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    75659
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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