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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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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 796.357 NEL (Text) 39206020003909 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786808328 (hc.) :
  • ISBN: 0786808322 (hc.) :
  • Physical Description: 88 pages : color illustrations ; 29 x 29 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • 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:
900L Lexile
Subject: Negro leagues > History > Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players > Juvenile literature.
Baseball > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Negro leagues.
African Americans.
Baseball players.
Baseball > History.
Negro leagues > History.
African American baseball players > History.
Baseball > United States > History.

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