The Ashe Brothers: How Arthur and Johnnie Changed Tennis Forever

Judy Allen Dodson (Author) David Wilkerson (Illustrator)
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Product Type: Hardcover Books
Age Groups: Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12

In 1968, Arthur Ashe climbed his way to the top of the tennis world in a time filled with racial tension and segregation. But his success didn’t happen without help.

In 1968, Arthur Ashe climbed his way to the top of the tennis world in a time filled with racial tension and segregation. But his success didn’t happen without help. Arthur’s close relationship with his younger brother, Johnnie, was key to Arthur becoming the first Black man to break the color barrier in men’s tennis. A layered story full of love, sibling rivalry, and unconditional support, The Ashe Brothers tells the little-known story behind Arthur’s Grand Slam win.

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SKU 135927
ISBN 9781684465361
Language English
Lexile ® Measure 790L
Guided Reading Level S
Page Count 32
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Picture Books
Additional Contributor David Wilkerson
Primary Contributor Judy Allen Dodson
Age Groups Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12
Publisher Capstone Editions