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We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball

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  • J 796.35764 NELS (CEN, OSH)
  • H 796.35764 N4276 (CEN)

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1st ed.

Publication Information

New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children, c2008.

Physical Description

88 p. : col. ill. ; 29 x 29 cm.


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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