Brenda’s Pick. White House Kids. By Joe Rhatigan. Fascinating and sometimes mysterious collection of the presidential kids combined with fun poetry and factoids about the US presidents and their families. Click the link below to search the Keller Public Library catalog for this Juvenile Non-fiction book, http://fwl.ipac.dynixasp.com/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=kpl#focus. Posted 4/21/13.
In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call—Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African American players. Would the rookie DiMaggio prove himself as major league player? Or would Paige once again prove his greatness—and the injustice of segregated baseball?