The Home-Run King

By McKissack, Patricia C.

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ISBN
978-0-67001-085-1
Publisher
Viking


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Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

In this, the fourth installment in McKissack's Scraps of Time series, Gee tells her grandchildren the story of a signed Josh Gibson baseball they find in her attic. It's 1937 Nashville in Gee's story. The lives of her baseball-obsessed young cousins Tank and Jimbo get really interesting when the boys' parents rent a room to Josh Gibson, the home-run slugger on the Negro Leagues' Homestead Grays, while the team is ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2008

Gee's baseball-obsessed cousins' lives get interesting when their parents rent a room to Negro League slugger Josh Gibson...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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