King of the mound : my summer with Satchel Paige / Wes Tooke. - SHERLOC
King of the mound : my summer with Satchel Paige / Wes Tooke.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012.
155 p. ; 22 cm.
Baseball stories -- Juvenile fiction.
People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Poliomyelitis -- Juvenile fiction.
Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 -- Juvenile fiction.
Bismarck (N.D.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Twelve-year-old Nick loves baseball so after a year in the hospital fighting polio and with a brace on one leg, Nick takes a job with the team for which his father is catcher and gets to see the great pitcher, Satchel Paige, play during the 1935 season. Includes historical notes.