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Babe Ruth: One of Baseball's Greatest (Childhood of Famous Americans)

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

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:
9780020421306
Author:
Fleishman, Seymour
Author:
Fleishman, Seymour
Author:
Van Riper, Jr., Guernsey
Author:
Guernsey Van Riper, Jr.
Author:
Van Riper, Jr.
Author:
Guernsey Van Riper Jr.
Author:
Jr., Guernsey Van Riper
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Ruth, babe, 1895-1948
Subject:
Ruth, Babe
Subject:
ographical / United States
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball
Subject:
Baseball players -- United States.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
The Childhood of famous Americans series
Series Volume:
062-02
Publication Date:
October 1986
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.31 in 4.69 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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