e-Book Just Like Josh Gibson epub downloadAuthor: Beth Peck,Angela Johnson
Pages: 32 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (January 9, 2007)
Category: Growing Up & Facts of Life
Size ePUB: 1606 kb
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e-Book Just Like Josh Gibson epub download
by Beth Peck,Angela Johnson
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Just Like Josh Gibson has been added to your Cart. The story is told by a grandmother to her granddaughter about her baseball playing past. Here we see the grandmother as a skinny black child in a long pink dress.
Angela Johnson has won three Coretta Scott King Awards, one each for her novels The First Part Last, Heaven, and .
Angela Johnson has won three Coretta Scott King Awards, one each for her novels The First Part Last, Heaven, and Toning the Sweep. The First Part Last was also the recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award. She is also the author of the novels Looking for Red and A Certain October. Additional picture books include A Sweet Smell of Roses, Just Like Josh Gibson, The Day Ray Got Away, and All Different Now. In recognition of her outstanding talent, Angela was named a 2003 MacArthur Fellow. She lives in Kent, Ohio. Visit her at AJohnsonAuthor. About The Illustrator. Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 9, 2007).
Just Like Josh Gibson book. Just Like Josh Gibson is the story of a young, African-American girl who wants Genre: fiction, picture book Topic: baseball Theme: gender roles, ethnic roles, Illustrations: The illustrations are true to the time period. They look like pastel sketches.
On this, the final episode of this series of FWE's Black History Month Book reading special. try saying that thrice fast) I'm reading yet another gem from Aubrei's book collection: "Just Like Josh Gibson" by Angela Johnson and illustrated by Beth Peck. Plus, I'm featuring two musical greats: a Basso Nova classic composition of Antonio Carlos Jobim performed by the guitar genius of Wes Montgomery. I've also discovered another colored Josh Gibson worthy of your drool.
Peck's strong, evocative pastels with their vintage look are just right for Johnson's home run of a story. A girl tells of her Grandmama's birth and how her dad said his new baby would play just like the great Negro League catcher Josh Gibson. An end note offers a brief bio of Gibson and makes reference to two female players who also have splendid picture books about them: Alta Weiss, who played pro ball in Deborah Hopkinson's Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings (p. 232) and Jackie Mitchell, who struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig back-to-back in Marissa Moss's upcoming Mighty Jackie, the Strike-out Queen.
Just For Today get free read 30 days !!! The story goe. randmama 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.
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Just Like Josh Gibson. View Images From the Book. Grandmama could hit the ball a mile, catch anything that was thrown, and do everything else - just like Josh Gibson.
Just Like Josh Gibson" is an inspirational book about how girls can do anything boys can sometimes even better . This book pulled me in with the illustrations and the character's personal plot.
Just Like Josh Gibson" is an inspirational book about how girls can do anything boys can sometimes even better then the boys. The main character was a girl who loved baseball and played when she could but was very patent as to not play. 2004) A Picture Book by Angela Johnson
Just Like Josh Gibson. 2004) A Picture Book by Angela Johnson. 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 all. Genre: Children's Fiction. Similar books by other authors.