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Roberto Clemente : pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Author: Jonah Winter; Raúl Colón
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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On an island called Puerto Rico a boy named Roberto Clemente dreamed of nothing but winning at baseball. With no money -- but plenty of determination -- Clemente practiced on muddy fields with a glove made from a coffee sack. Little League became minor league, which turned into winter league ... and, finally, he made it to the major leagues! With lightning speed, towering home runs, and grand slams, Clemente  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Winter, Jonah, 1962-
Roberto Clemente.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2005
(OCoLC)607747096
Named Person: Roberto Clemente; Roberto Clemente; Roberto Clemente
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonah Winter; Raúl Colón
ISBN: 0689856431 9780689856433
OCLC Number: 54280125
Notes: "An Anne Schwartz Book."
Performer(s): Colon, Raul.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Raúl Colón.
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On an island called Puerto Rico a boy named Roberto Clemente dreamed of nothing but winning at baseball. With no money -- but plenty of determination -- Clemente practiced on muddy fields with a glove made from a coffee sack. Little League became minor league, which turned into winter league ... and, finally, he made it to the major leagues! With lightning speed, towering home runs, and grand slams, Clemente introduced himself to America. Spare, evocative language -- and magnificent illustrations -- tell the story of a great athlete and even greater man who rose through the ranks of baseball to become one of the most admired players of all time.

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