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Publisher Comments:

Award-winning author Patricia C. McKissack?s next story about one black family?s history?perfect for Black History Month!

Brothers Tank and Jimbo Turner love sneaking into Nashville?s Sulphur Dell Ballpark to watch the superstars of Negro League baseball. When Josh Gibson, the famous home-run hitter for the Homestead Grays, bunks at their house, the boys think they?re one step away from heaven. With warmth and humor, the fourth installment of Patricia C. McKissack?s family saga brings to life an era of all-black baseball for readers who may not know that Major League teams were once restricted only to white players.

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Brothers Tank and Jimbo Turner love sneaking into Nashville's Sulphur Dell Ballpark to watch the superstars of Negro League Baseball. When Josh Gibson, the famous home-run hitter, bunks at their house, the boys think they're one step away from heaven.

About the Author

Patricia C. McKissack lives in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Gordon C. James lives in Charlottesville, North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142414590
Author:
Mckissack, Patricia C.
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Illustrator:
James, Gordon C.
Author:
McKissack, Patricia
Author:
McKissack, Patricia C.
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Scraps of Time
Series Volume:
1937
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.75x5.30x.25 in. .18 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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