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Hammerin’ Hank Greenberg: Baseball Pioneer



by
Shelley Sommer

Edition
-
Publisher
Calkins Creek
Imprint
Calkins Creek
ISBN
9781590784525

Awards and Honors
2012 Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Older Readers
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Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism
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Joining the Detroit Tigers in 1930, Hank Greenberg, sometimes called “the Jewish Babe Ruth,” battled anti-Semitism on and off the field. Further resources. Bibliography. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs.

POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

136

Trim Size

7 1/2" x 9 1/2"

Dewey

796.357092

AR

7.3: points 4

Lexile

1080L

Scholastic Reading Counts

8

JLG Release

Jul 2011

Topics

Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg (1911-1986). Baseball. Baseball players. Biographies. Anti-semitism. Standing up for one's beliefs. Overcoming adversity. Role models.

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