Night Golf by William Miller

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When a young boy is banned from his town's only golf course because of the color of his skin, an African-American caddy shows him that there is a way to play--at night. Based on the true stories of many African-American golfers of the 1950s, this book reveals a little-known aspect of American sports history. Full color.
 

About William Miller

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Miller teaches creative writing and African American literature at York College. Lucas, an art teacher in the Bronx, is a winner of the Gyo Fuijikawa Award from the Society of Illustrators and the Innovative Teacher's Award from the New York City Board of Education.
 
Published March 28, 1999 by Lee & Low Books. 32 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Set in the 1950s, this inspiring picture book stars an African-American boy whose love of golf helps him rise above the racial prejudice that would keep him off the links. When young James discovers a

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When young James discovers a rusty, cast-off golf club in the trash, nothing matches ""how good the club felt in his hand."" But the town's only golf course is open exclusively to white men.

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