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    We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball / words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; foreword by Hank Aaron.
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    Subjects
  • Negro leagues -- History -- Juvenile literature.
  •  
  • African American baseball players -- Juvenile literature.
  •  
  • Baseball -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
  •  
  • Negro leagues.
  •  
  • African Americans -- United States -- History.
  •  
  • Baseball -- United States -- History.
  •  
  • Baseball players.
  •  
  • Young adult nonfiction.
  •  
  • History.
  •  
  • Juvenile works.
  • Publisher Info: 
    New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, ©2008.
    Description: 
    88 pages : color illustrations ; 29 x 29 cm
    RDA Types: 
    text
    unmediated
    volume
    ISBN: 
    9780786808328
    0786808322
    Contents: 
    Beginnings -- A different brand of baseball: Negro League game play -- Life in the Negro leagues -- Racket ball: Negro League owners -- The greatest baseball players in the world: Negro League All-Stars -- Latin America: baseball in paradise -- Good exhibition: the Negro leagues vs. the white leagues -- Wartime heroes: World War II and the Negro League All-Star game -- Then came Jackie Robinson -- The end of the Negro leagues -- Negro leaguers who made it to the major leagues / Negro leaguers in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
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    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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    Marion Public LibraryNonfiction, Youth Services796.357 NELChecked InAdd Copy to MyList

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