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The last Black king of the Kentucky Derby : the story of Jimmy Winkfield

Author: Crystal Hubbard; Robert McGuire
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A biography of Jimmy Winkfield, who battled racism and other obstacles on the road to becoming one of horseracing's best jockeys and, in 1902, the last African American to win the Kentucky Derby"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Biography
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jimmy Winkfield; Jimmy Winkfield; Jimmy Winkfield; Jimmy Winkfield
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Crystal Hubbard; Robert McGuire
ISBN: 9781584302742 1584302747 9781600608919 1600608914 9781451774399 1451774397
OCLC Number: 76820899
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 22 x 28 cm
Responsibility: by Crystal Hubbard ; illustrated by Robert McGuire.

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"A biography of Jimmy Winkfield, who battled racism and other obstacles on the road to becoming one of horseracing's best jockeys and, in 1902, the last African American to win the Kentucky Derby"--Provided by publisher.
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