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The Resource Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life, by Wilborn Hampton

Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life, by Wilborn Hampton

Label
Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life
Title
Babe Ruth
Title remainder
a twentieth-century life
Statement of responsibility
by Wilborn Hampton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Born into a poor family in Baltimore, George Herman Ruth Jr. was sent to a Catholic reform school at age seven, where he learned how to play baseball. Initially a talented southpaw, the Babe went on to shatter every home-run record on the books--when fewer games were played in a season and a heavier ball was used
Member of
Summary
Highlights the life and accomplishments of the baseball player who set a home-run record while playing for the New York Yankees and was among the first group of players to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
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314313
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hampton, Wilborn
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 11 up
  • 1120
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
GV865.R8
LC item number
H36 2009
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1120
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.8
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True
Series statement
Up close
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
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  • Ruth, Babe
  • Baseball players
  • Ruth, Babe
  • Baseball players
Target audience
juvenile
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a twentieth-century life
Label
Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life, by Wilborn Hampton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195) and index
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
203 p.
Isbn
9780670063055
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008021550
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)228676684
Label
Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life, by Wilborn Hampton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195) and index
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
203 p.
Isbn
9780670063055
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008021550
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)228676684

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