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Stars in the shadows : the Negro league all-star game of 1934

Author: Charles R Smith, Jr.; Frank Morrison
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In 1934, Chicago was the setting for one of the most fascinating ballgames in history: the second annual East-West Games. Come step back in time to see the best of the best Negro League players take each other on in this All-Star Game. This exhilarating play-by-play is a tour de force: a complete imagining of the radio broadcast of that thrilling game. You'll meet the legendary players, step into the stands with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Smith, Jr.; Frank Morrison
ISBN: 9780689866388 0689866380 9781442450769 1442450762
OCLC Number: 709673051
Notes: "The illustrations for this book are rendered in graphite."--Title page verso.
Target Audience: Middle School; 1330
Description: 106 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Charles R. Smith Jr. ; illustrated by Frank Morrison.
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"In 1934, Chicago was the setting for one of the most fascinating ballgames in history: the second annual East-West Games. Come step back in time to see the best of the best Negro League players take each other on in this All-Star Game. This exhilarating play-by-play is a tour de force: a complete imagining of the radio broadcast of that thrilling game. You'll meet the legendary players, step into the stands with the fans, and even hear the radio commercials! Coretta Scott King Award Winner Charles Smith, Jr has written a must-have for any baseball aficionado. Beautifully packaged and with incredible black-and-white illustrations by Frank Morrison, this is a rare and momentous book"--

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