What were the Negro Leagues?

Title
What were the Negro Leagues?
 
What was?
 
What was--?

Title
What were the Negro Leagues?

Personal Author
Johnson, Varian author.

Publisher Info
New York : Penguin Workshop, 2019.

Physical Description
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.

Series
What was?
 
What was--?

Contents
What were the Negro Leagues? -- The beginning of baseball -- The first black pro teams -- Early black baseball stars -- The father of black baseball -- A league of their own -- The Negro Leagues grow -- The second Negro national League -- The Pittsburgh Crawfords and the Homestead Grays -- The great experiment -- Jackie Robinson -- The end of an era -- Their place in history -- Timelines -- Bibliography.

Abstract
Introduces the Negro Leagues of baseball, highlighting the players, coaches, owners, and teams that dominated the leagues during the 1930s and 1940s.

Subject Term
Negro leagues -- History -- Juvenile literature.
 
African American baseball players -- Juvenile literature.
 
Baseball -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.

Genre
Informational works.
 
Illustrated works.

Added Author
Marchesi, Stephen,