You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

by Jonah Winter

Illustrations by Terry Widener

“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

JLG Release: March 2013

JLG Member Price
$5.00

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Sports Elementary

Grades 2-6

$221.20/year

14 books / $15.80 a book

  • Book Details

    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: 850L

    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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