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We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball / words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron.

Nelson, Kadir. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 29 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 30 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron j796.357 N (Text) 75253000039077 Juvenile Non-fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria j796.357 NEL (Text) 37521530271255 AMPL Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews SPORTS BASEBALL (Text) 73351000041972 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 796.3576408996073 NELSON (Text) 34706001129982 Non-Fiction 700-799 Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler J796.357 NEL (Text) 34044000682565 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J 796.357 NEL (Text) 76895000057280 2nd Floor Children's Nonfiction Available -
Dublin PL - Dublin J 796.357 NEL (Text) 76892000000400 juvenile non-fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main J 796.357 NEL (Text) 840191001767725 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J 796.357 NEL (Text) 32826011657228 J Non-Fiction Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 796.357J NELSON (Text) 75342000330816 Junior Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786808328 (hc.)
  • Physical Description: 88 pages : color illustrations ; 29x29cm
  • Publisher: New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, [2008]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: 900 Lexile.
Subject: Negro leagues > History > Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players > Juvenile literature.
Baseball > United States > History > Juvenile literature.

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