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More than a game : race, gender, and politics in sports
Title:
More than a game : race, gender, and politics in sports
Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2020]
ISBN:
9781541540941
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Target Audience:
Age 10-18.

Grade 7-8.

980 L
Language:
English
Contents:
Taking a knee -- Sports and race: from the great white hope to white house snubs -- Equal rights, equal opportunities: sexual identity in sports -- Patriotism and protest: sports and war -- Sports culture.
Abstract:
"This book explores controversies in sports, including black boxer Jack Johnson, Jessie Owens in the 1936 Olympics, Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, Muhammad Ali's refusal to fight in the Vietnam War, #MeToo and the US gymnastics team, and much more"-- Provided by publisher.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader MG 6.9 2.0 AR Quiz No. 503914 EN Nonfiction
Lexile Measure:
980
Holds: