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The Resource Hank Aaron : home run hero, by Jessica Morrison

Hank Aaron : home run hero, by Jessica Morrison

Label
Hank Aaron : home run hero
Title
Hank Aaron
Title remainder
home run hero
Statement of responsibility
by Jessica Morrison
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the days before performance-enhancing substances, the great Hank Aaron hit a career-record 755 home runs, a mark he held for 33 years. Born in Mobile, Alabama, Hammerin' Hank began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues when black players were still banned from Major League Baseball. The last Negro League player to make the move into the big leagues, Hank played for 23 years in Milwaukee and Atlanta and made the All-Star team in both the National and American Leagues for 20 straight years. Today, his remarkable talent and his fine character have made him one of the most highly regarded athletes in sports
Member of
Summary
Surveys the life and career of the baseball star most noted for hitting 755 home runs--a record that lasted over thirty years--describing his time in the Negro Leagues and his work off the field to advance equal opportunity in baseball
Additional physical form
Issued also in an electronic format.
Biography type
individual biography
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375850
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1080
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
GV865.A25
LC item number
M665 2011
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1080
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Crabtree groundbreaker biographies
Target audience
juvenile
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home run hero
Label
Hank Aaron : home run hero, by Jessica Morrison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index
Contents
Two homers, two moments in history -- Big dreams in a small town -- Movin' on up -- All-around Brave -- Change of scenery-and bearing down on the Babe -- Swinging away at fastballs and bigotry
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9780778725381
Isbn Type
(reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010018111
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
1317298
System control number
(OCoLC)601145744
Label
Hank Aaron : home run hero, by Jessica Morrison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index
Contents
Two homers, two moments in history -- Big dreams in a small town -- Movin' on up -- All-around Brave -- Change of scenery-and bearing down on the Babe -- Swinging away at fastballs and bigotry
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
112 p.
Isbn
9780778725381
Isbn Type
(reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010018111
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
1317298
System control number
(OCoLC)601145744

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