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Coming home: a story of Josh Gibson, baseball's greatest home run hitter

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Publisher:
Troll/BridgeWater,
Pub. Date:
c2001.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 4.2 - AR Pts: 0.5
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He hit more home runs than Mark McGwire, Babe Ruth, or Hank Aaron. He was the best in the game, yet he was never allowed to play in the Major Leagues. And he died just four months before Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier. His name was Josh Gibson, and Coming Home is his incredible story. This beautifully illustrated tribute to baseball's greatest home run hitter is the first picture book ever published about Josh Gibson.A portion of the proceeds of this book will be donated to The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.
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ISBN:
9780816770090
Reading Level:
LG
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Full title coming home a story of josh gibson baseballs greatest home run hitter
Author mellage nanette vanwright
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-18 23:23:59PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 00:59:54AM

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subject_facet African Americans -- Biography, Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Gibson, Josh, -- 1911-1947 -- Juvenile literature, Negro leagues -- Juvenile literature
title_display Coming home : a story of Josh Gibson, baseball's greatest home run hitter
title_full Coming home : a story of Josh Gibson, baseball's greatest home run hitter / by Nanette Mellage ; illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu
title_short Coming home :
title_sub a story of Josh Gibson, baseball's greatest home run hitter
topic_facet African Americans, Baseball players, Gibson, Josh, Negro leagues