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The Resource Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow, by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early

Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow, by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early

Label
Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow
Title
Satchel Paige
Title remainder
striking out Jim Crow
Statement of responsibility
by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early
Title variation
Center for Cartoon Studies presents
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Satchel Paige began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues in Alabama in the 1920s. For years, Jim Crow laws, which segregated blacks and whites, kept him out of the major leagues. But they couldn't stop him from becoming a world-class athlete. This is a fictionalized account of a real-life sports hero
Summary
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige changed the face of the game in a career that spanned five decades. In stark prose and powerful graphics, author and artist share the story of a sports hero, role model, consummate showman, and era-defining American
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Eisner Awards, Best Reality-Based Work, 2008.
  • Glyph Comics Awards, Best Writer, 2008.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
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218944
Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
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Sturm, James
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • GN
  • 760
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
comic strips
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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  • Tommaso, Rich
  • Center for Cartoon Studies
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True
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  • Paige, Satchel
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Paige, Satchel
  • Discrimination in sports
  • African American baseball players
Target audience
juvenile
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striking out Jim Crow
Label
Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow, by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
89 p.
Isbn
9780786839001
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2007061362
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o171152733
  • (OCoLC)171152733
Label
Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow, by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early
Publication
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
89 p.
Isbn
9780786839001
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2007061362
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o171152733
  • (OCoLC)171152733

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