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The Greatest Thing: A Story about Buck O'Neil - by Kristy Nerstheimer (Hardcover)

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Dimensions (Overall): 11.1 Inches (H) x 9.1 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.05 Pounds
Suggested Age: 7-13 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Publisher: Little Fig
Theme: Sports & Recreation
Format: Hardcover
Author: Kristy Nerstheimer
Language: English
Street Date: September 17, 2021
TCIN: 85749087
UPC: 9781633330535
Item Number (DPCI): 247-11-4405
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

Meet John Jordan 'Buck' O'Neil Jr., baseball player extraordinaire and eternal optimist. He is a baseball legend who showed the world how to live, love, and play ball.

Book Synopsis

Join Buck O'Neil through this first-person narrative from his childhood dreams to the famous Field of Legends. Follow him on his journey from backyard games with rag balls, to playing baseball with the Kansas City Monarchs, to becoming the first Black coach in the major leagues, and more. His numerous awards include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor given to a civilian. Buck's biography dovetails with the celebrations of 100+ years since the formation of the Negro National Leagues. This is the debut in a series of sports biographies for children.
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 9.1 inches width x 11.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.05 pounds
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