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Roberto Clemente : pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates / by Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Raúl Colón.

Winter, Jonah, 1962- (Author). Colón, Raúl, (illustrator.). Colón, Raúl. (Added Author). Brownstone Book Fund 2011-2012. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 43 of 47 copies available at NC Cardinal.

Current holds

0 current holds with 47 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson Creek School Media Center J 921 CLEMENTE Win (Text) 30435586 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Anderson Creek School Media Center J 921 CLEMENTE Win (Text) 30438709 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
BHM Headquarters Library J B Clemente R (Text) 38344101374567 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Bladen Main Branch JB CLEMENTE (Text) 30441100615806 Juvenile Biography Available -
Carver School Road Branch JB CLEMENTE, ROBERTO (Text) 0112517351089 Juvenile Biography Available -
Carver School Road Branch JB CLEMENTE, ROBERTO (Text) 0112517350842 Juvenile Biography Available -
Clemmons Branch JB CLEMENTE, ROBERTO (Text) 0112517350560 Juvenile Biography Available -
Cleveland County Main Library JB CLEMENTE (Text) 22281500005144 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Cliffdale Library JB CLEMENTE (Text) 31781060048707 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Cooleemee J B CLEMENTE (Text) 39872001643003 Juvenile Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780689856433
  • ISBN: 0689856431
  • ISBN: 9781415588604
  • ISBN: 1415588600
  • Physical Description: 36 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2005]

Content descriptions

Citation/References Note:
Wilson's Children
School Library Journal starred
Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.)
Summary, etc.:
On an island called Puerto Rico a boy named Roberto Clemente dreamed of nothing but winning at baseball. With no money -- but plenty of determination -- Clemente practiced on muddy fields with a glove made from a coffee sack. Little League became minor league, which turned into winter league...and, finally, he made it to the major leagues! With lightning speed, towering home runs, and grand slams, Clemente introduced himself to America. Spare, evocative language -- and magnificent illustrations -- tell the story of a great athlete and even greater man who rose through the ranks of baseball to become one of the most admired players of all time.
Target Audience Note:
5.0 Follett Library Resources
K-3 Follett Library Resources
K-3
800L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR 4.5 0.5
Subject: Clemente, Roberto, 1934-1972 > Juvenile literature.
Clemente, Roberto, 1934-1972.
Pittsburgh Pirates (Baseball team) > Juvenile literature.
Pittsburgh Pirates (Baseball team)
Baseball players > Puerto Rico > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Baseball players > Juvenile literature.
Puerto Ricans > Juvenile biography.
Baseball players > Biography.
Puerto Ricans > Biography.
Baseball players > Puerto Rico > Biography.
Baseball players.
Genre: Biographies.

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