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The William Hoy story : how a deaf baseball player changed the game / Nancy Churnin ; pictures by Jez Tuya.

Churnin, Nancy, (author.). Tuya, Jez, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 12 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jB HOY (Text) 37521530730953 AMPL Juvenile Biography Available -
Butler PL - Butler J PIC CHURNI (Text) 73174005027605 Childrens: Picture Books Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville JB HOY (Text) 78321000025485 Juvenile Biography Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Veedersburg J 796.357 HOY (Text) 32808000358604 CVBPLV Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown EB HOY, WILLIAM (Text) 75342000338422 Easy Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO HOY (Text) 36626103729836 JUV Biographies Available -
Linton PL - Linton PIC CHU (Text) 30149000819945 PIC HEALTH, FITNESS & SPORTS Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library JB HOY (Text) 78551000373769 Juvenile Biography Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main JE92 HOY (Text) 39231033224607 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Pike Co PL - Otwell Branch E BIO HOY, William (Text) 38653030915153 Easy Reader Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780807591925
  • ISBN: 0807591920
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman and Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
All William Ellsworth Hoy wanted to do was play baseball. After losing out on a spot on the local deaf team, William practiced even harder--eventually earning a position on a professional team. But his struggle was far from over. In addition to the prejudice Hoy faced, he could not hear the umpires' calls. One day he asked the umpire to use hand signals: strike, ball, out. That day he not only got on base but also changed the way the game was played forever. William "Dummy" Hoy became one of the greatest and most beloved players of his time!
Target Audience Note:
AD 620 Lexile.
Subject: Hoy, William, 1862-1961 > Juvenile literature.
Hoy, William, 1862-1961.
Baseball players > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Deaf athletes > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Baseball players.
Deaf athletes.
Genre: Biographies.

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