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Author Tooke, Wes.

Title King of the mound : my summer with Satchel Paige / Wes Tooke.

Edition First Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers paperback edition.
Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J TOOKE    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J TOOKE    AVAILABLE
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Description 155 pages ; 20 cm
Audience Ages 8-12.
Note Ages 8-12.
Summary Twelve-year-old Nick loves baseball so after a year in the hospital fighting polio and with a brace on one leg, Nick takes a job with the team for which his father is catcher and gets to see the great pitcher, Satchel Paige, play during the 1935 season. Includes historical notes.
Audience 900L Lexile
Note 900L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 5.6 6 149825
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.6 6 149825
Subject Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 -- Juvenile fiction.
Baseball -- Juvenile fiction.
Baseball -- Fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Poliomyelitis -- Juvenile fiction.
Bismarck (N.D.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 9781442433472 (pbk.)
1442433477 (pbk.)
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