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King of the Mound : : my Summer With Satchel Paige

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"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jkt. flap.
Twelve-year-old Nick loves baseball so after a year in the hospital fighting polio and with a brace on one leg, Nick takes a job with the team for which his father is catcher and gets to see the great pitcher, Satchel Paige, play during the 1935 season. Includes historical notes.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012.
Year Published: 2012
Description: 155 p. ; 22 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

READING LEVEL
Lexile: 900

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781442433465
1442433469

SUBJECTS
Paige, Satchel, -- 1906-1982 -- Fiction.
Baseball -- Fiction.
People with disabilities -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Poliomyelitis -- Fiction.
Baseball stories.
Bismarck (N.D.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.