We Are The Ship: The Story Of Negro League Baseball

We Are The Ship: The Story Of Negro League Baseball

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Using an "everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through its decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. The voice is so authentic, you will feel as if you are sitting on dusty bleachers listening intently to the memories of a man who has known the great ballplayers of that time and shared their experiences. But what makes this book so outstanding are the dozens of oil paintings - breathtaking in their perspectives, rich in emotion, and created with understanding and affection for these lost heroes of our national game.
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ISBN: 9780786808328

Published Date: January 1, 2008

Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children

Language: English

Page Count: 88

Size: 11.41" l x 11.36" w x 0.6