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Home-run king

Home Run King

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Scraps of time, Viking, New York, p.92 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3563 .C38323 H66 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8380648

Keywords:

1911-1947--Fiction, African Americans--Fiction, Baseball stories, Baseball--Fiction, Brothers--Fiction, Gibson, Gibson, Josh, 1911-1947--Fiction, Josh, Negro Leagues--Fiction, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009, Tennessee--History--20th century--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: During the Depression in Nashville, Tennessee, two baseball-loving brothers host Josh Gibson, a star of the Negro Leagues, in their home, and are motivated to get their own team started as well.

Notes:

Lexile measure 570, Ages 8-11; Book level 3.6; Realistic fiction