EPUB BOOK Just Like Josh Gibson BY Angela Johnson – solutions–development.co.uk
Tangled Webs (The Black Jewels, eBute to anyone who s had a dream deferred two time Coretta Scott King Award winning author Angela Johnson and celebrated artist Beth Peck offer up this reminder that the small steps made byach of us inspire us all Summary In the 1940 s girls didn t play baseball No matter
how hard they could try girls just couldn t play baseball Even African Americans had trouble becoming big hard they could try girls just couldn t play baseball Even African Americans had trouble becoming big This Time As Well Until Josh Gibson Came Into this time as well Until Josh Gibson came into picture Because of his race he was never able to make it into the major leagues but he did become legendary in the Negro League Follow along this story of a grandmother tells her granddaughter all about GibsonReview Just Like Josh Gibson is a great story to perseverance A young girls grandmother always tells her the story of Josh Gibson and she wants to be just like him But in reality girls can t play in the major leagues This is a great historical fiction story of real life vents with Josh Gibson and a little girl who wants to play like he does Book Connections Some other books that go with this historical fictions book is Rosa Parks Goes Fishing by Rachel Ruiz and When Amelia Earhart Built a Rollercoaster by Mark Andrew Weakland All of these picture books are child friendly and tell about real life people in fictional settings uote He said his new baby would make baseballs fly just like Josh Gibson So Grandmama s papa threw balls to his baby girl This is a good uote to show how this story is historical fiction This little girl wanted to make baseballs fly just like how Josh Gibson did Angela Johnson receiver of the Michael L Printz award writes an inspiring book about baseball The main character s Grandma shares her story of how she was grown to love baseball The grandmother s father would teach her how to play and although she can hit run and play well just like Josh Gibson However she wasn t allowed to play with the other boys because she was a girl Except one day she finally got her chance to play and show how amazing of a player she is Josh Gibson was a famous baseball player on the Negro Baseball League and this historical fiction book can
engage readers in learning about baseball and the readers in learning about baseball and the leagues Although the story takes place during the 40 s the characters show how it is possible to break through stereotypes regardless of age and gender So charming I almost couldn t handle it Title Just Like Josh GibsonAuthor Angela JohnsonCategoriesGenres PebbleGoRealistic FictionCopyright date 2004Estimate of age level of interest Age 4 8Estimate of reading level 2nd 3rd GradeBrie. Aseball she would have faced tremendous challenges These challenges are not unlike those met by the legendary Josh Gibson arguably the best Negro League player to never make it into the majorsIn a poignant tribut. I listened to the Book Just Like Josh Gibson by Angela Johnson on the Tumble Books website The story is about an African American hgirl in the 1940 s who wanted nothing than to play baseball But girls didn t play baseball in the 1940 s She finally got her chance and it was a story to tell for years to come It is an inspiring story about following your dreams and not giving up I thought the woman s voice who read the story on the Tumble Books
website was actually not very interesting I thought she read it too was actually not very interesting I thought she read it too and paused awkwardly I did like that the words that were being read were higlighted in red Just Like Josh Gibson by Michael L Printz Award winning author Angela Johnson is a charming picture book about a conversation between a grandmother and her granddaughter surrounding a fa This richly illustrated historical fiction picture book mpowers girls to take on non traditional roles in sports This story is about the main character s childhood baseball memories The main character narrates the story of how her father dreamed to have a son to teach him how to play like Josh Gibson but instead of
The Son Life Rewards Him son life rewards him a daughter Determine to hit and play just like Josh Gibson the young girl spends ndless hours with her ball and bat Knowing that would never be allowed to play because of her sex the girl holds on to her dream Then Genre fiction picture bookTopic baseballTheme gender roles thnic roles Illustrations The illustrations are true to the time period They look like pastel sketches They are not very clear but they still do a good job of illustrating the text They are highly supportive of the textUse Read aloud children s theater guided reading independent readingReading Level EarlyLiterary Elements repetitionThoughtsJust Like Josh Gibson is the story of a young African American girl who wants to play baseball in the 1940 s a time when young girls did not play baseball She was allowed to practice with the boys team and she was good at baseball During one important game the boys became short a player and allowed her to play in the game It would be a good book for a strong Elisabeth Shue 135 Success Facts - Everything You Need to Know about Elisabeth Shue early reader The story goesGrandmama could hit the ball a milecatch anything that was thrownand doverything The Man Without a Face else just like Josh GibsonBut unfortunately no matter how well a girl growing up in the 1940s played the game of baseball she would have faced tremendous challenges These challenges are not unlike those met by the legendary Josh Gibson arguably the best Negro League player to never make it into the majorsIn a poignant tri. The story goes Grandmama could hit the ball a milecatch anything that was thrownand doverything lse just like Josh GibsonBut unfortunately no matter how well a girl growing up in the 1940s played the game of F description A little girl describes her grandmother s interest in playing baseball
Identify at least 2 characteristics of this genre and subgenre and discuss how at least 2 characteristics of this genre and subgenre and discuss how appear in your bookThe version of Just like Josh Gibson found on Tumble is great for 1st and 2nd grade students While
adults may find Tumble a bit visually overwhelming my children loved watching them I liked that they could may find Tumble a bit visually overwhelming my children loved watching them I liked that they could a story that was visually ngaging and of interest to them One of the reasons why Tumble is a good platform for this book and others is that because it is fairly asy for students to use unassisted after they have practiced Another is subscription based the stories are viewable without notice outside interference from ads and reuests for upgrades In what ways and how well does the book as a whole serve its intended audience Students who are a fan of sports will love this book It is also nice to use this book for discussions about the capabilities of both Males And Females Versus What and females versus what are xpected to like doing Visual learners will also njoy the illustrations that help to carry the story along for viewers Citations for published reviews Booklist 021504Horn Book Magazine 100104Kirkus Reviews 121503School Library Journal 030104 CategoriesGenres for this class fulfilled by this book Picture BooksCopyright Date 2004Estimate of age level of interest Kindergarten Grade 4 Estimate of reading level Grade 2Brief descriptionA young girl tells the sto This book is about an African American women that recalls her childhood She is telling her granddaughter about her memories and how much she loved baseball She tells about how she wanted to be just like Josh Gibson a skilled player in the black league at the time since he was not allowed to play in the MLB She tells about how he hit home run balls so far and so freuently that he could have beat out any white player at that time She tells about how girls were not allowed to play baseball at the time ither She recalls one time with she had to step up to a family members spot on a team since he got hurt and how she took his spot She tells what happens when she was up to bat I really All Seated on the Ground enjoyed this book Ispecially liked the back of the book information on the players mentioned in this baseball book This book can be thought provoking and has a great message I really liked the illustrations that went along with this book I thought it could speak to several different groups of people I also really Untitled. enjoyed the information section that was included in the back of the book on Josh Gibson. E to anyone who's had a dream deferred two time Coretta Scott King Award winning author Angela Johnson and celebrated artist Beth Peck offer up this reminder that the small steps made byach of us inspire us all. .