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The Resource Becoming Babe Ruth, Matt Tavares

Becoming Babe Ruth, Matt Tavares

Label
Becoming Babe Ruth
Title
Becoming Babe Ruth
Statement of responsibility
Matt Tavares
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before he is known as the Babe, George Herman Ruth is just a boy who lives in Baltimore and gets into a lot of trouble. But when he turns seven, his father brings him to the gates of Saint Mary's Industrial School for Boys, and his life is changed forever. At Saint Mary's, he's expected to study hard and follow a lot of rules. But there is one good thing about Saint Mary's: almost every day, George gets to play baseball. Here, under the watchful eye of Brother Matthias, George evolves as a player and as a man, and when he sets off into the wild world of big-league baseball, the school, the boys, and Brother Matthias are never far from his heart. With vivid illustrations and clear affection for his subject, Matt Tavares sheds light on an icon who learned early that life is what you make of it and sends home a message about honoring the place from which you came
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tavares, Matt
Dewey number
796.357092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ruth, Babe
  • St. Mary's Industrial School (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Baseball players
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Becoming Babe Ruth, Matt Tavares
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1407460
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763656461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1407460
  • (Sirsi) 1407460
  • (OCoLC)812571314
Label
Becoming Babe Ruth, Matt Tavares
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1407460
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763656461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1407460
  • (Sirsi) 1407460
  • (OCoLC)812571314

Library Locations

    • Memorial Hall Library - Children's (Andover)Borrow it
      2 North Main Street, Andover, MA, 01810, US
      42.6568333 -71.141443
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