Biography for You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!


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Jonah Winter and Terry Widener collaborated on one previous picture book, Steel Town. Jonah is also the author of You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!, which received three starred reviews;Here Comes the Garbage Barge!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; andDizzy, the recipient of Best Book of the Year citations from Booklist, School Library Journal, Horn Book, The Bulletin, andKirkus Reviews. His other picture book biographies include Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Diego, andFrida, a Parents' Choice Gold Medal winner.

Terry Widener's acclaimed picture books include Lou Gerhrig, The Luckiest Man, aBoston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book, and IRA Teachers' Choice; andAmerica's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle, an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book,Child Magazine Best Book of the Year, and School Library Journal Best Book of the Year.

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