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Young Dionne Warwick is ambling through childhood like any other like kid, enjoying her family and neighbors, her pet dog, her hobbies, and school, when one day she discovers that she has a special talent
Describes the life and accomplishments of Michelle Obama, from her childhood and early achievements in education to her career in law and community service, as well as her family life and marriage to Barack Obama.
"Mamie "Peanut" Johnson had one dream: to play professional baseball. She was a talented player, but she wasn't welcome in the segregated All-American Girls Pro Baseball League due to the color of her skin. However, a greater opportunity came her way in 1953 when Johnson signed to play ball for the Negro Leagues' Indianapolis Clowns, becoming the first female pitcher to play on a men's professional team. During the three years she pitched for the Clowns, her record was an impressive 33-8. But more importantly, she broke ground for other female athletes and for women everywhere." -- publisher
Presents an illustrated biography of the man who broke baseball's color barrier and changed the way Americans viewed equality in sports.