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Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst teams in baseball, the New York Yankees. From then on, the Yankees became a golden team. And the Red Sox? For over 80 years, they just couldnt win another World Series. Then, in 2004, along came a scruffy, scrappy Red Sox team. Could they break Babe Ruths curse and win it all?

About the Author

David A. Kelly is a lifelong baseball—and Red Sox—fan. Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse is his first book. He lives in West Newton, Massachusetts.

Tim Jessells art can be seen in many childrens books, including the popular Secret of Droon series. For the Random House list, he illustrated Two Hot Dogs with Everything and the covers for Crossroads and Raleighs Page. He lives in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375856037
Author:
Kelly, David A.
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
Jessell, Tim
Author:
illustrated by Tim Jessell
Author:
Jessell, Tim
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Baseball players
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Boston Red Sox (Baseball team) - History
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
A Stepping Stone Book(TM)
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.00x4.70x.27 in. .18 lbs.
Age Level:
06-09

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