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King of the mound : my summer with Satchel Paige

Author: Wes Tooke
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st Simon & Schuster books for Young Readers paperback edView all editions and formats
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Twelve-year-old Nick loves baseball so after a year in the hospital fighting polio and with a brace on one leg, Nick takes a job with the team for which his father is catcher and gets to see the great pitcher, Satchel Paige, play during the 1935 season. Includes historical notes.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Juvenile works
Baseball stories
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Satchel Paige; Satchel Paige; Satchel Paige
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wes Tooke
ISBN: 9781442433472 1442433477
OCLC Number: 827952893
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 155 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Wes Tooke.

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Twelve-year-old Nick loves baseball so after a year in the hospital fighting polio and with a brace on one leg, Nick takes a job with the team for which his father is catcher and gets to see the great pitcher, Satchel Paige, play during the 1935 season. Includes historical notes.

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