Playing to Win: The Story of Althea Gibson (Hardcover)
The Story of Althea Gibson
Holiday House, 9780823419265, 32pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2007
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As a child in Harlem in the 1930s, Althea Gibson discovered she was a natural at tennis. But it was a sport played mostly by wealthy white people in country clubs that excluded African Americans. Althea was not deterred and set about becoming a barrier-breaking, world-famous athlete. Full color.