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We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball

We Are the Ship

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Nelson,Kadir

Source:

Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, New York, p.88 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr GV875 .A1 N45 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7776093

Keywords:

African American baseball players--History, African American baseball players--Juvenile literature, African Americans, Baseball players, Baseball--United States--History--Juvenile literature, Negro leagues, Negro leagues--History, Negro leagues--History--Juvenile literature, New York Times Best Illustrated Books for Children 2008

Abstract:

Summary: Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Illustrations from oil paintings by artist Kadir Nelson.

Notes:

Lexile measure 900; ages 10-up; book level 5.9; informational