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Title:
Stars in the shadows : the Negro league all-star game of 1934 / by Charles R. Smith Jr. ; illustrated by Frank Morrison.
Call Number:
j796.357 SMI
Publication Date:
2012.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher:
New York : Atheneum, 2012.
Physical Description:
106 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"In 1934, Chicago was the setting for one of the most fascinating ballgames in history: the second annual East-West Games. Come step back in time to see the best of the best Negro League players take each other on in this All-Star Game. This exhilarating play-by-play is a tour de force: a complete imagining of the radio broadcast of that thrilling game. You'll meet the legendary players, step into the stands with the fans, and even hear the radio commercials! Coretta Scott King Award Winner Charles Smith, Jr has written a must-have for any baseball aficionado. Beautifully packaged and with incredible black-and-white illustrations by Frank Morrison, this is a rare and momentous book"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1343874
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