Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Print Material
Author Deans, Karen.

Title Playing to win : the story of Althea Gibson / by Karen Deans ; illustrated by Elbrite Brown.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Holiday House, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 796.342 Dea    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 x 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Growing up in Harlem, Althea Gibson was heading down the wrong path until she found her calling. She went on to become the first African American women to be ranked as the number one woman tennis player in the world.
Subject Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003.
Tennis players -- United States -- Biography.
African American women tennis players -- Biography.
Added Author Brown, Elbrite, ill
ISBN 9780823419265
0823419266 (hardcover)

Available items only