- Published: New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, c2008.
- Year Published: 2008
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 88 p. : col. ill. ; 29 x 29 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 900
- 9780786808328 (hc.) :
- 0786808322 (hc.) :
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We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball
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Call number: J 796.357 Ne
Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Traverwood Youth
Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Illustrations from oil paintings by artist Kadir Nelson.
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