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Strong Right Arm

Michelle Y. Green

Strong Right Arm

The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson

by Michelle Y. Green

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMamie Johnson (Introduction)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7601893M
ISBN 100613830040
ISBN 109780613830041

  A Strong Right Arm by Michelle Y. Green, Mamie Johnson (Introduction) Hardcover $ Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Publish your book with B&: Michelle Y. Green. Click to read more about A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson by Michelle Y. Green. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(7).

A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson has 1 reviews and 1 ratings. Reviewer audreyjohnson wrote: This amazing book is about Mamie Johnson, a black female baseball player in the mid's. Mamie was the pitcher on a baseball team in college. Then she joined the Indianapolis Clowns Negro League baseball team. Her nickname was Peanut because s 3/5(1).   Following an event at the Library of Congress, join Michelle Green for a book talk and discussion of A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mami "Peanut" Johnson.. Motivated by her love for the game and inspired by the legendary Jackie Robinson, Mamie Johnson is determined to be a professional baseball pitcher.

Book – Non-fiction. By Michelle Y. Green. Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. pages. A biography on one of only three women to play baseball in the Negro Leagues. This A Strong Right Arm Worksheet is suitable for 4th - 6th Grade. Through the book A Strong Right Arm by Michelle Y. Green, learners discuss the implications of a women playing on a Negro League baseball team.5/5.


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Strong Right Arm by Michelle Y. Green Download PDF EPUB FB2

Green is the author of A Strong Right Arm: The Story Strong Right Arm book Mamie Peanut Johnson, the true story of the first woman to pitch professional baseball in a men’s league.

She is also the author of the award-winning children’s book series, Willie Pearl, a book about her mother set in a Depression-era coal mining town/5(28). A Strong Right Arm is the true story of Mamie Peanut Johnson who was one of only three women to ever play professional baseball.

Mamies baseball career started out as a dream, which then inspired her to overcome any obstacles that came between her and playing in the majors/5. Ms. Green is the author of A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie Peanut Johnson, the true story of the first woman to pitch professional baseball in a men's league.

She is also the author of the award-winning children's book series, Willie Pearl, a book about her mother set in a Depression-era coal mining town/5(3). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson at /5.

Read the Book Form the group that will read A Strong Right how the group will read and respond. Some options are: • Read with a Group Group members read an agreed-upon number of pages, complete the corresponding Student Journal page(s) and meet to discuss. About A Strong Right Arm.

Motivated by her love for the game and inspired by the legendary Jackie Robinson, Mamie Johnson is determined to be a professional baseball pitcher.

But in a sport that’s determined by white men, there is no place for a black woman. A strong right arm by Michelle Green A character in this book had an Strong Right Arm book named Bones The stars over Mamas house were as large as baseballs that night or maybe it just seemed that way because Jackie Robinson had opened up a hole in the sky and the whole world had changed.

From the joyous to the poignant, poems by a group of diverse and award-winning poets are paired with images by celebrated illustrators from similar backgrounds to pay homage to what is both unique and universal about growing up in the United States.

TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. By chance, the author visited the newly opened Negro Leagues Baseball Shop in Maryland and discovered that there really were women who played professional baseball&#;and one of them was right there in the store. She was smart enough to ask Mamie Johnson if anyone had ever written her story and smart enough to grab at the chance.

The result is at once unique, Author: Michelle Y. Green. Her Willie Pearl series won a CRABbery Award (Prince George's Memorial Library) and a Children's Literary Award for Multicultural Publishing, and A Strong Right Arm was a Junior Library Guild selection and was praised by filmmaker Ken Burns.

It was also nominated for the Rhode Island Children's Book Award. A Strong Right Arm by Michelle Y. Green is a nonfiction book. This book is about one of three girls that got to play professional baseball. Her name is Mamie (Peanut) Johnson. The only problem is how she got to play.

Being colored and a girl means there are close to none chance of even playing baseball back then/5(30). A Strong Right Arm. Newbery Award-winner Gary Paulsen's best-known book comes to audio in this breathless, heart-gripping drama about a boy pitted against the wilderness with only a hatchet and a will to live.

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Get this from a library. A Strong Right Arm. [Michelle Y. Green.] -- Tells the story of Mamie Johnson, one of only three women to play in the Negro Leagues. A STRONG RIGHT ARM: THE STORY OF MAMIE "PEANUT" JOHNSON New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, ILRL ISBN (2 booktalks) Booktalk #1.

Told from Mamie "Peanut" Johnson's point of view: Times were hard. It was hard to find a job and even harder to make any money.

That's why I lived with my Gram and my uncle. 16 The strong right arm of the Lord is raised in triumph. The strong right arm of the Lord has done glorious things. 17 I will not die; instead, I will live to tell what the Lord has done.

18 The Lord has punished me severely, but he did not let me die. Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie “Peanut” Johnson Melinda Odom Staubs, Ed.D.

Jacksonville State University Abstract This lesson uses, A Strong Right Arm, a book about Mamie Johnson and her experiences as an African-American girl who played baseball in the days when the major leagues were segregated. Author Michelle Y. Green tells the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, one of only three women to play in the Negro Leagues and the first woman who pitched in a men's professional baseball league.

Buy a cheap copy of A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie book by Michelle Y. Green. Motivated by her love for the game and inspired by the legendary Jackie Robinson, Mamie Johnson is determined to be a professional baseball pitcher. But in a .A Strong Right Arm The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson (Book): Green, Michelle Y.: Motivated by her love for the game and inspired by the legendary Jackie Robinson, Mamie Johnson is determined to be a professional baseball pitcher.

In a sport that's determined by white men, there is no place for a black woman. Mamie doesn't give up-from the time she insists on trying out .A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie 'Peanut' Johnson by Michelle Y. Green and Mamie Johnson 4 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books.