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Charlesbridge Publishing 9/17/2019. New hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. in Brand New jacket. Illustrated by Laura Freeman.
A little known civil rights hero and college football MVP finally gets a voice in this fictional account detailing Chester Pierce's game-changing play as he became the first black college football player to compete south of the Mason-Dixon Line.In 1947, no African American player can play at a southern school; in return, the opposing team benches a player of "equal talent." This historical fiction picture book frames a turbulent time in the civil rights era with the clever use of a football play to show race relations and teamwork. Inspired by a true story, capturing a historic defense against the Jim Crow laws of the South.
Title: FOLLOW CHESTER!: A COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM FIGHTS RACISM AND MAKES HISTORY
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing: 2019
ISBN Number: 1580898351
ISBN Number 13: 9781580898355
Jacket Condition: in Brand New jacket.
lbs: 1.12 lbs
Seller ID: 9781580898355N