Book Detail

Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf


ISBN: 9780807511282

Contributors: Churnin, Nancy (Author)
Joven, John (Illustrator)

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company, 2018

Dewey: B

Binding: Hardcover (Readerbound Available)

Levels

Accelerated Reader N/A
Lexile Level 0810
Guided Reading N/A
Interest N/A

BISAC: Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation, Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Cultural, Ethnic & Regional, Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Golf, Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Topics | Prejudice & Racism


Retail: $16.99

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1 copy: $13.25
2-29 copies: $12.40
30+ copies: $11.89

Description

Charlie Sifford loved golf, but in the 1930s only white people were allowed to play in the Professional Golf Association. He was determined to break the color barrier in the PGA. In 1960 he did, only to face more discrimination. But Sifford kept playing, becoming the first black golfer to win a PGA tournament. Full color.

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