The Resource Becoming Babe Ruth, Matt Tavares

Becoming Babe Ruth, Matt Tavares

Label
Becoming Babe Ruth
Title
Becoming Babe Ruth
Statement of responsibility
Matt Tavares
Title variation
Babe Ruth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before he is known as the Babe, George Herman Ruth is just a boy who lives in Baltimore and gets into a lot of trouble. But when he turns seven, his father brings him to the gates of Saint Mary's Industrial School for Boys, and his life is changed forever. At Saint Mary's, he's expected to study hard and follow a lot of rules. But there is one good thing about Saint Mary's: almost every day, George gets to play baseball. Here, under the watchful eye of Brother Matthias, George evolves as a player and as a man, and when he sets off into the wild world of big-league baseball, the school, the boys, and Brother Matthias are never far from his heart. With vivid illustrations and clear affection for his subject, Matt Tavares sheds light on an icon who learned early that life is what you make of it and sends home a message about honoring the place from which you came
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tavares, Matt
Dewey number
  • 796.357/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV865.R8
LC item number
T38 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ruth, Babe
  • Ruth, Babe
  • St. Mary's Industrial School (Baltimore, Md.)
  • St. Mary's Industrial School (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Baseball players
  • Baseball players
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Becoming Babe Ruth, Matt Tavares
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763656461
Lccn
2012942357
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)812571314
  • 608596
  • (OCoLC)ocn812571314
  • 608596
Label
Becoming Babe Ruth, Matt Tavares
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763656461
Lccn
2012942357
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)812571314
  • 608596
  • (OCoLC)ocn812571314
  • 608596

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