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Just as good : how Larry Doby changed America's game / Chris Crowe ; illustrations by Mike Benny.

(Author). Benny, Mike, 1964- (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780763650261
  • ISBN: 0763650269
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press,

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Children's Picture Books Child Picture Book CRO (Text to phone) Checked out 05/06/2014
Gloucester Children's Picture Books J/E/Crowe (Picture Books) (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody West Branch Children's Picture Books Child E/Crowe (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Children's Picture Book CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK CRO (Text to phone) Available -
Saugus Children's Picture Books JUV Picture Book Crowe (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary: An African American family in Cleveland, Ohio, listens on their new radio to the first game of the 1948 World Series, in which Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, won the game for the Cleveland Indians.
Subject: Doby, Larry > Juvenile fiction.
Doby, Larry > Fiction.
Cleveland Indians (Baseball team) > Juvenile fiction.
Cleveland Indians (Baseball team) > Fiction.
World Series (Baseball) > Juvenile fiction.
World Series (Baseball) > Fiction.
African American baseball players > Juvenile fiction.
African American families > Juvenile fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Cleveland (Ohio) > Juvenile fiction.
Cleveland (Ohio) > Fiction.
Ohio > Fiction.
Genre: Baseball stories.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: How Larry Doby changed America's game