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We Are The Ship : The Story Of Negro League Baseball (2008)

Call Number J/796.357/NELSON,K

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Kids' NonfictionJ/796.357/NELSON,KDue 01-08-15
Published: New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, c2008
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  88 p. : col. ill. ; 29 x 29 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780786808328 (hc.) :, 0786808322 (hc.) :,
Language:  English

Winner of the 2009 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award

Winner of the 2009 Coretta Scott King Author Award

Winner of the 2009 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award

Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Illustrations from oil paintings by artist Kadir Nelson


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