The Journal of Biddy Owens: The Negro Leagues, Birmingham, Alabama, 1948

Have you ever thought about working for a baseball team, managing equipment and traveling to games? That's what 17-year-old Biddy Owens does during the era the Negro Baseball League. His realistic yet fictional account of his adventures not only describes his meetings with famous players, but also details the prejudice and discrimination he faces as an African American.
Age Level: 9-12