Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth

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By Robert Burleigh
Publisher Silver Whistle
Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth
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Like most boys, he spent his summers playing ball on a dirt lot, but George Herman Ruth, Jr. followed his dreams to become a legend. He is the BabeBabe Ruthand baseball is his game.Powerful oil paintings and spare, dramatic text draw readers into the mind of this largerthanlife sports hero. Reproductions of vintagestyle baseball cards throughout the book detail Babe Ruths career highlights.Home Run is a compelling portrait of a man, and of a time when baseball was truly Americas game.

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1987 words1,987 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD890LLexile AD890L
Published 1998Published 1998

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