You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

by Jonah Winter

Illustrations by Terry Widener

First Release:

March 2013

ISBN: 9780375968440

“Oh, geez, where to begin?” An enthusiastic Giants fan shares the story of Willie Mays, one of the first African Americans to play in baseball’s major leagues. Author’s note. Highlights of Willie Mays’s career. Glossary. Notes about the statistics and radio-broadcast quotes used in the book. Full-color illustrations done in acrylic on chipboard. Lenticular cover.

  • ISBN: 9780375968440
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 9" x 11"
    Dewey Classification: 796.357092
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.8, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 8.6, Points: 3
    Lexile: Level: 1010L
    Awards & Honors: Booklist 2013 Top Ten Books for Youth, Black History, Biographies, & Sports; Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2013, Nonfiction; 2014 IRA Teachers’ Choices, Intermediate Readers
    Genre: Nonfic
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