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Title:
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball
ISBN:
9780786808328
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, c2008.
Physical Description:
88 p. : col. ill. ; 29 x 29 cm.
Reading Level:
900 L Lexile
Summary:
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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