Michelle Green

Books by This Author

A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson

Illustrated by: Kadir Nelson
Age Level: 6-9
At just over 5 feet tall, no one thought Mamie Johnson, also known as "Peanut" because of her size, would become a baseball star. But she sure could pitch! The author collaborated with the actual Mamie Johnson to tell the riveting — and real — story of how Peanut Johnson became one of three women to play professionally in the Negro Baseball League.