Annotations for Who Was Babe Ruth?


Baker & Taylor
A latest middle-grade biography by the author of Who Was Jim Henson? documents the life of the legendary hitter, from his disadvantaged youth and discovery at reform school to his rise as a sports legend and the lifestyle difficulties that challenged his career. Original.

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Baker & Taylor
Presents the life of the legendary baseball player, from his impoverished childhood, to his famous trade to the Yankees.

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Penguin Putnam
Just in time for baseball season!

Babe Ruth came from a poor Baltimore family and, as a kid, he was a handful. It was at a reform school that Babe discovered his talent for baseball, and by the age of nineteen, he was on his way to becoming a sports legend. Babe was often out of shape and even more often out on the town, but he had a big heart and an even bigger swing! Kids will learn all about the Home Run King in this rags-to- riches sports biography. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, a true sports legend is brought to life.


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