Stars in the Shadows: The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934

by Charles R. Smith Jr.

Other authorsFrank Morrison (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2012

Status

Available

Local notes

796.357 Smi

Collection

Publication

Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2012), Edition: First Edition, 106 pages

Description

"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"--

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

106 p.; 6 inches

ISBN

0689866380 / 9780689866388

Barcode

5135

Lexile

L

Pages

106

Rating

(4 ratings; 3.1)
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