There Goes Ted Williams

Author: Matt Tavares
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763627895
Size: 70.94 MB
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Profiles the iconic baseball hitter, including his rigorous practice schedule as a youth, military service in two wars, and stellar career that led to an unmatched season in 1941.

Linking Picture Book Biographies To National Content Standards 200 Lives To Explore

Author: Liz Deskins
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440835241
Size: 37.11 MB
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There Goes Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived. Candlewick Press
, 2012. This oversized picture book biography is a fitting way to capture the life of
this largerthan-life man who was dubbed the greatest hitter who ever lived.
Tavares puts together a complete package with his large font and quick reading
story, combined with his fullcolor, action-packed paintings. Williams was an
energetic child who spent much time training athletically and practicing baseball.
It paid off ...

Becoming Babe Ruth

Author: Matt Tavares
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763656461
Size: 71.34 MB
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Traces his mischievous childhood in Baltimore before his life-changing enrollment in Saint Mary's Industrial School for Boys, where a strict code of conduct and his introduction to baseball inspired his historic career.

Jubilee

Author: Alicia Potter
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763658561
Size: 40.97 MB
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A tribute to the Irish-born musician and Civil War bandleader behind the 1869 National Peace Jubilee describes the innovative ideas and extensive repertoire that rendered his celebration history's loudest and most exuberant concert.