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Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow / by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early.

By: Sturm, James, 1965-.
Contributor(s): Tommaso, Rich | Center for Cartoon Studies.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, N.Y. : Jump at the Sun : Hyperion, c2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: 89 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0786839015 (pbk.) :; 9780786839018 (pbk.) :; 0786839007 (hc); 9780786839001 (hc).Other title: Center for Cartoon Studies presents [At head of title:].Subject(s): Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Discrimination in sports -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 -- Fiction | Discrimination in sports -- Fiction | African American baseball players -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Graphic novelsDDC classification: 741.5/973 A Junior Library Guild selectionSummary: Satchel Paige began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues in Alabama in the 1920s. For years, Jim Crow laws, which segregated blacks and whites, kept him out of the major leagues. But they couldn't stop him from becoming a world-class athlete. This is a fictionalized account of a real-life sports hero.
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Juvenile graphic novels
Juvenile graphic novels JGB PAI STU (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562012199495
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A Junior Library Guild selection

Satchel Paige began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues in Alabama in the 1920s. For years, Jim Crow laws, which segregated blacks and whites, kept him out of the major leagues. But they couldn't stop him from becoming a world-class athlete. This is a fictionalized account of a real-life sports hero.

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