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Publisher Comments:

A stirring tribute to the human drama, legendary heroes, infamous owners, low pay, and long bus rides that were the Negro Leagues.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 178) and index.

About the Author

Patricia and Fredrick McKissack are the authors of numerous award-winning books, including Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts and Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African American Whalers, both Coretta Scott King Honor Books, and Sojourner Truth: Ain't I a Woman? a Coretta Scott King Honor Book and winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. Patricia and Fredrick McKissack live in St. Louis, Missouri. John McKissack resides in Memphis, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

  1. Play ball
  2. Out of the ballpark
  3. Batter up!
  4. Bases loaded
  5. The lineup
  6. You're out!
  7. Black diamonds
  8. Foul ball
  9. Away games
  10. Bottom of the ninth
  11. A winning season
  12. The close of the Negro Leagues

Product Details

ISBN:
9780590682138
Author:
Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick McKissack Jr.
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Author:
McKissack, Pat
Author:
McKissack, Fredrick L.
Author:
McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.
Author:
McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.
Author:
Mckissack, Patricia and Fred
Author:
McKissack, Patricia C.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sports / Recreation / Outdoors
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Negro leagues
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Children s-Sports General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
105
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
08-14

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