We Are the Ship

The Story of Negro League Baseball

by Kadir Nelson and Hank Aaron

School And Library, 88 pages, Disney Pr, List Price: $18.99 | purchase

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We Are the Ship
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The Story of Negro League Baseball
Author
Kadir Nelson and Hank Aaron

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Book Summary

Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Illustrations from oil paintings by artist Kadir Nelson.