The Resource We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron

We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron

Label
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball
Title
We are the ship
Title remainder
the story of Negro League baseball
Statement of responsibility
words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Illustrations from oil paintings by artist Kadir Nelson
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Award, 2009.
  • Sibert Medal, 2009.
Cataloging source
JTB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Kadir
Dewey number
796.357/6408996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV875.N35
LC item number
N45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Aaron, Hank
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Negro leagues
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball
Target audience
juvenile
Label
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 83), filmography (p. 83) and index
Dimensions
29 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
88 p.
Isbn
9780786808328
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn187095171
  • (OCoLC)187095171
Label
We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson ; forward by Hank Aaron
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 83), filmography (p. 83) and index
Dimensions
29 x 29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
88 p.
Isbn
9780786808328
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn187095171
  • (OCoLC)187095171

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