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We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball / words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron.

Authors: Nelson, Kadir.
Call number: j796.357 NEL
Publisher: New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, c2008.
Publication date: c2008.
Subject: Negro leagues -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Coretta Scott King Award.
Title: We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball / words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 88 p. : col. ill. ; 29 x 29 cm.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Awards note: Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2009
ISBN: 9780786808328 (hc.) :
0786808322 (hc.) :
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1140008
Bib No.: 1140008

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