Becoming Babe Ruth

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Becoming Babe Ruth

by Matt Tavares

First Release:

April 2013

ISBN: 9780763656461

Before he was “the Babe,” George Ruth was constantly in trouble. After being shipped off to boarding school, George straightened out and discovered baseball. Author’s note. Babe Ruth’s pitching and hitting statistics. Bibliography. Full-color watercolor, gouache, and pencil illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780763656461
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 9 3/4" x 11 13/16"
    Dewey Classification: 796.357/09
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.1, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.3, Points: 2
    Lexile: Level: AD810L
    Awards & Honors: BooklistTop 10 Books for Youth 2013, Biographies; Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2013, Sports
    Genre: Nonfic
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