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Goodbye, Mr. Spalding

Author: Jennifer R Barr
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Set in Philadelphia during the Great Depression, this middle-grade historical novel tells the story of a twelve-year-old boy and his best friend as they attempt to stop a wall from being built at Shibe Park, home of the Philadelphia Athletics, that would block the view of the baseball field from their rooftops. In 1930s Philadelphia, twelve-year-old Jimmy Frank and his best friend Lola live across the street from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Baseball stories
Fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer R Barr
ISBN: 9781684371785 1684371783
OCLC Number: 1088906151
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Goodbye, Mister Spaulding
Good-bye, Mr. Spaulding
Good-bye, Mister Spaulding
Responsibility: Jennifer Robin Barr.

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Set in Philadelphia during the Great Depression, this historical novel tells the story of a 12-year-old boy and his best friend as they attempt to stop a wall from being built at Shibe Park, home of  Read more...

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"(I)nformative, entertaining, nostalgic, and...humorous. Background information and primary source photos about Athletics personnel, Shibe Park, the bleacher community, and the Spalding Baseball Read more...

 
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