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The Resource We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; foreword by Hank Aaron

We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; foreword by Hank Aaron

Label
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball
Title
We are the ship
Title remainder
the story of Negro League baseball
Statement of responsibility
words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; foreword by Hank Aaron
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2009.
  • Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book, 2009.
Cataloging source
JTB
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Nelson, Kadir
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Negro leagues
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball
  • Coretta Scott King Award
Target audience
juvenile
Label
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; foreword by Hank Aaron
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
88 p.
Isbn
9780786808328
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Coretta Scott King illustrator honor, 2009
  • Coretta Scott King author award, 2009
  • Sibert award, 2009
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm187095171
  • 4335-81460
  • (OCoLC)187095171
  • (OCoLC)ocn187095171
  • (OCoLC)187095171
  • (Pol)109108
  • (OUa)vtls000691107
  • (OCoLC)ocn187095171
Label
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; foreword by Hank Aaron
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
88 p.
Isbn
9780786808328
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Coretta Scott King illustrator honor, 2009
  • Coretta Scott King author award, 2009
  • Sibert award, 2009
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm187095171
  • 4335-81460
  • (OCoLC)187095171
  • (OCoLC)ocn187095171
  • (OCoLC)187095171
  • (Pol)109108
  • (OUa)vtls000691107
  • (OCoLC)ocn187095171

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