Great Pitchers of the Negro Leagues
Great Pitchers of the Negro Leagues covers the best arms in black baseball. Take the mound for vivid accounts of legendary players such as Satchel Paige, Rube Foster, Topsy Hartsel, Smokey Joe Williams, Chet Brewer, Bullet Joe Rogan, Jose Mendez, Dick Redding, Leon Day, and Hilton Smith, as well as the great teams they threw for such as the Union Giants, American Giants, Lincoln Giants, Dayton Marcos, Homestead Grays, Pittsburg Crawfords, and Kansas City Monarchs. Readers will learn about the players' backgrounds, accomplishments, and rise to fame, and the integration of many of these awesome aces into Major League Baseball.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
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|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|BISACS||JNF054010, JNF007100, JNF018010|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Guided Reading Level||T|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.9|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||154673|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|