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Lou Gehrig: One of Baseball's Greatest (Childhood of Famous Americans)

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Publisher Comments:

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians.

Synopsis:

Using simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of baseball great Lou Gehrig.

About the Author

Guernsey Van Riper, Jr. attended DePauw University in 1926. He earned two varsity letters as quarterback on the football team and one letter as a first baseman on the baseball team. After graduating, he worked in advertising then became an editor at Bobbs-Merrill Publishing Company. He turned his love of sports into books, writing biographies of Lou Gehrig and Knute Rockne along with ten other children’s books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780020419303
Subtitle:
One of Baseball's Greatest
performance Read:
Robinson, Jerry
Illustrator:
Robinson, Jerry
Author:
Van Riper, Jr.
Author:
Guernsey Van Riper Jr.
Author:
Jr., Guernsey Van Riper
Author:
Van Riper, Jr., Guernsey
Author:
Van Riper, Guernsey
Author:
Guernsey Van Riper, Jr.
ill.:
Laune, Paul,
Publisher:
Aladdin
Location:
Ashland, OR
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Gehrig, lou, 1903-1941
Subject:
New york yankees (baseball team)
Subject:
ographical / United States
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball
Subject:
Gehrig, Lou - Juvenile literature
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Childhood of Famous Americans
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
October 1986
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.31 in 4.62 oz
Media Run Time:
060000
Age Level:
08-12

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