She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story
by Audrey Vernick (Author) and Don Tate (Illustrator)
Booktalk: Effa always loved baseball, but she never dreamed that someday she would own a baseball team!
Snippet: Abe and Effa married in 1935 and started a team, the Brooklyn Eagles, in the new Negro National League that Abe had helped establish.
This week’s Nonfiction Monday Round-up is here at Picture Book of the Day!
1. Jeff (High- flying Airplanes)
2. Shelf- employed (Skit-scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald)
3. A Patchwork of Books (History’s Stangest Cures)
4. Abby the Librarian (Here There Be Monsters)
5. Kim@ Wild About Nature (Lots of Spots)
6. Simply Science (The Shocking Truth About ENERGY!)
7. jone (Looking Closely in the Rain Forest)
8. Roberta@ Wrapped in Foil (Where Else in the Wild)
9. Fourth Musketeer (Stable)
10. Bookends (Bug Zoo)
11. Rasco from RIF (Stompin’ at the Savoy: The Story of Norma Miller)
12. Alex@ The Children’s War (War, Women and the News)
13. Janet Squires (Celebrate Halloween)
14. Becky (Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World)
15. Becky (Just One Bite)
16. Anna [teaching writing in an African boarding school]
17. Wendie’s Wanderings (Tornadoes)
18. Jennie from Biblio File (The Time Book)
(See my other Monday blog, Book of the Week:
Activities for Classrooms and Libraries.)
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