• 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807511282
  • January 2018

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  • 9780807511275
  • December 2018

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  • A poignant and inspiring tale of a groundbreaking sports figure whose name and story should be well-known.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • A quietly affecting story…. Churnin concludes on a hopeful note: “And now it was possible for everyone who loved the game to play and hear cheers from the crowd.”

    - Publishers Weekly

  • An engaging picture book introducing a little-known American hero.

    - Booklist

  • A worthwhile addition to school libraries looking for sports-related picture book biographies.

    - School Library Journal

Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 Euereka! Honor Award — California Reading Association


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