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Title The home-run king / by Patricia C. McKissack ; illustrated by Gordon C. James.
Author McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017.
Publication New York : Puffin Books, 2009.
Copyright date ©2008
Description 92 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Scraps of time, 1937
Scraps of time.
Summary Brothers Tank and Jimbo Turner love sneaking into Nashville's Sulphur Dell Ballpark to watch the superstars of Negro League Baseball. When Josh Gibson, the famous home-run hitter, bunks at their house, the boys think they're one step away from heaven.
Audience 008-012.
Lexile: 570.
Subject Gibson, Josh, 1911-1947 -- Juvenile fiction.
Negro leagues -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
African American baseball players -- Juvenile fiction.
Baseball stories -- Juvenile literature.
Sports -- Fiction.
Tennessee -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Addl. Author James, Gordon C., illustrator.
ISBN 014241459X (pbk.) :
9780142414590 (pbk.)

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