Annotations for Henry Aaron's Dream


Baker & Taylor
A picture book biography of African-American baseball player Hank Aaron.

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Baker & Taylor
Highlights the life and achievements of Henry Aaron and discusses the racism and segregation he faced during his career.

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Baker & Taylor
The creator of Zachary's Ball offers an inspiring homage to one of the greatest baseball players of all time, from his early days growing up in segregated Mobile, Alabama, when there wasn't a single African-American in the Major Leagues, through his time in the Negro Leagues, to when he began spring training for the Braves and soon made baseball history.

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Random House, Inc.
Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated south who would become baseball's home-run king.

Before he was Hammerin' Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy grow ing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a big-league baseball player. He didn't have a bat. He didn't have a ball. And there wasn't a single black ball player in the major leagues. B ut none of this could stop Henry Aaron. In a captivating biography of Henr y Aaron's young life - from his sandlot days through his time in the Negro Leagues to the day he played his first spring training game for the Braves - Matt Tavares offers an inspiring homage to one of baseball's all-time greats.

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