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Able to play : overcoming physical challenges

Author: Glenn Stout
Publisher: Boston : Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Able to Play shares the stories of four baseball players. Mordecai (Three Finger) Brown, Ron Santo, Jim Abbott, and Curtis Pride faced physical challenges other players did not have. With determination and guts, they didn't just overcome; they excelled. This book is a celebration of overcoming odds.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Mordecai Brown; Ron Santo; Jim Abbott; Ted Curtis
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Stout
ISBN: 9780547417332 0547417330 9780547893419 0547893418
OCLC Number: 727511713
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.
Description: ix, 88 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Mordecai Brown and the curveball --
Ron Santo's big secret --
Jim Abbott: Just another one-armed wonder --
Curtis Pride: Proud to be a big leaguer.
Responsibility: by Glenn Stout.

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Able to Play shares the stories of four baseball players. Mordecai (Three Finger) Brown, Ron Santo, Jim Abbott, and Curtis Pride faced physical challenges other players did not have. With determination and guts, they didn't just overcome; they excelled. This book is a celebration of overcoming odds.

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