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We Are the Ship

The Story of Negro League Baseball
Nelson, Kadir (Audiobook CD - 2009 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Kadir Nelson explains the history of the Negro National League that played baseball from the 1920s to 1947. Through this history, he shares the story of amazing men who endured horrible circumstances to do what they loved: play ball.
Authors: Nelson, Kadir
Title: We are the ship
the story of Negro League Baseball
[sound recording]
Publisher: Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, p2009
Edition: Library ed
Characteristics: 3 sound discs (ca. 2 hr.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Kadir Nelson
Notes: Bonus disc includes interactive Gallery of paintings by Kadir Nelson
Presented on 3 discs, including 1 bonus disc
Compact discs
Unabridged
Summary: Kadir Nelson explains the history of the Negro National League that played baseball from the 1920s to 1947. Through this history, he shares the story of amazing men who endured horrible circumstances to do what they loved: play ball.
Additional Contributors: Graham, Dion - Narrator
ISBN: 1423375378
9781423375371
Branch Call Number: CD-j 796.357 NELSON
Performers: Read by Dion Graham.
System Details: Bonus disc: Adobe Flash Player required. For a free download, visit www.adobe.com/downloads
Subject Headings: Audiobooks Baseball United States History Juvenile literature African American baseball players Juvenile literature Negro leagues History Juvenile literature
Genre/Form: Children's audiobooks
Topical Term: Audiobooks
Baseball
African American baseball players
Negro leagues
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A fictionalized narrator relates his memories of the glory days of the Negro Leagues.


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Sep 22, 2013
  • kesha1123 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Beautiful memorial to a poignant portion of our country's history.

Jul 18, 2013
  • keylargo30 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I checked this out as an audio book there was mention of all the great paintings. I was delighted to see that the last disc in the audio book was actually a disc of all these paintings. With the history we have in KC with the Monarchs this was a nice "read".

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Jul 18, 2013
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