The Journal Of Biddy Owens, The Negro Leagues, Birmingham, Alabama, 1948

Title of Book: The Journal Of Biddy Owens, The Negro Leagues, Birmingham, Alabama, 1948
Author: Walter Dean Myers
Genres: Historical Fiction, Sports, Baseball, Children, Young Adult
Series: My Name is America
Publisher:  Scholastic Inc.
Pub Date: April 1, 2001 (192 Pages, Hardcover)
Book Source: Hardcover
Author Contact: Goodread Profile

Synopsis:
Biddy Owens is the batboy for the Birmingham Black Barons, one of the best teams in the Negro Leagues. With a supporting cast of characters that includes some of the greatest players ever, Biddy¹s story covers the games, the grueling road trips, racial segregation, and day-to-day life in Birmingham during this pivotal time in American history.


My Thoughts:
This book is written in the form of a diary. Though This book shows you thing though the eyes of any African American. This book is about the Negro Leagues. It tell about the times where Baseball was still considered  a White man’s game.

Around this time in 1948, Baseball was starting to ingrates with African American. It was when Jackie Robinson was brought to place for the Major Leagues though though out the book. People were still think that there were still a few segregated seating in ballparks. They were still signs for blacks and White signs stating around.

Though this does change though you understand what it like at that time along with baseball changing and other things about american history. You do learn about the different thing though Ameican History and good for young children and adult to understand and learn about that time.

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The Journal Of Joshua Loper, A Black Cowboy, The Chisholm Trail, 1871

Title of Book: The Journal Of Joshua Loper, A Black Cowboy, The Chisholm Trail, 1871
Author: Walter Dean Myers
Series: My Name is America
Genres: Children, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Diary,
Publisher: Scholastic
Pub Date: April 1, 1999 (160 Pages, Hardcover)
Book Source: Hardcover
Contact Author: Goodread Profile

Synopsis:
Two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Walter Dean Myers writes about an African-American boy’s struggles with his first cattle drive and the racial prejudices of the day.
My Thoughts:
This is about a African American boy and his time on his first cattle drive. He was free and there were very though jobs for them. It about Joshua being a cowboy and the prejudiced of being black.

It a good read. Though this is mostly about the time in American History. It tells you more about being Black cowboy and on the trail of “The Chisholm Trail in 1871.”

If you enjoy history this is good. This is told though the boys prospective as in Dear American is told though a girl prospective. It good for children to learn about our history at that time. Learn about Cattle drives as well as what it was like being African American in the 1871.

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Review: The Journal Of Biddy Owens, Birmingham, Alabama, 1948

Title of Book: The Journal Of Biddy Owens, The Negro Leagues, Birmingham, Alabama, 1948
Author: Walter Dean Myers
Genres: Historical Fiction, Sports, Baseball, Children, Young Adult
Series: My Name is America
Publisher:  Scholastic Inc.
Pub Date: April 1, 2001 (192 Pages, Hardcover)
Book Source: Hardcover
Author Contact: Goodread Profile

Synopsis:
Biddy Owens is the batboy for the Birmingham Black Barons, one of the best teams in the Negro Leagues. With a supporting cast of characters that includes some of the greatest players ever, Biddy¹s story covers the games, the grueling road trips, racial segregation, and day-to-day life in Birmingham during this pivotal time in American history.


My Thoughts:
This book is written in the form of a diary. Though This book shows you thing though the eyes of any African American. This book is about the Negro Leagues. It tell about the times where Baseball was still considered  a White man’s game.

Around this time in 1948, Baseball was starting to ingrates with African American. It was when Jackie Robinson was brought to place for the Major Leagues though though out the book. People were still think that there were still a few segregated seating in ballparks. They were still signs for blacks and White signs stating around.

Though this does change though you understand what it like at that time along with baseball changing and other things about american history. You do learn about the different thing though Ameican History and good for young children and adult to understand and learn about that time.

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Review: The Journal Of Joshua Loper, A Black Cowboy, The Chisholm Trail, 1871

Title of Book: The Journal Of Joshua Loper, A Black Cowboy, The Chisholm Trail, 1871
Author: Walter Dean Myers
Series: My Name is America
Genres: Children, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Diary,
Publisher: Scholastic
Pub Date: April 1, 1999 (160 Pages, Hardcover)
Book Source: Hardcover
Contact Author: Goodread Profile

Synopsis:
Two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Walter Dean Myers writes about an African-American boy’s struggles with his first cattle drive and the racial prejudices of the day.
My Thoughts:
This is about a African American boy and his time on his first cattle drive. He was free and there were very though jobs for them. It about Joshua being a cowboy and the prejudiced of being black.

It a good read. Though this is mostly about the time in American History. It tells you more about being Black cowboy and on the trail of “The Chisholm Trail in 1871.”

If you enjoy history this is good. This is told though the boys prospective as in Dear American is told though a girl prospective. It good for children to learn about our history at that time. Learn about Cattle drives as well as what it was like being African American in the 1871.

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