Baseball in the Barrios

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byHenry Horenstein

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Join nine-year-old Hubaldo Romero Paez in Venezuela as he introduces his friends, his family, and his favorite sport - baseball. Complemented by a map and an English-Spanish baseball glossary, Hubaldo''s story is an inviting introduction to a foreign land viewed through the lens of a shared passion. ''This dynamic sports photo-essay will be fun for sports fans and effective for social studies units.'' - Booklist

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In Baseball in the Barrios, nine-year-old Hubaldo Romero Paez introduces us to his family and friends, and to the many local forms of Beisbol, and all-American sport, as popular in Venezuela as it is anywhere in the United States.

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Join nine-year-old Hubaldo Romero Paez in Venezuela as he introduces his friends, his family, and his favorite sport - baseball. Complemented by a map and an English-Spanish baseball glossary, Hubaldo's story is an inviting introduction to a foreign land viewed through the lens of a shared passion. 'This dynamic sports photo-essay will be fun for sports fans and effective for social studies units....

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In Baseball in the Barrios, nine-year-old Hubaldo Romero Paez introduces us to his family and friends, and to the many local forms of Beisbol, and all-American sport, as popular in Venezuela as it is anywhere in the United States.

Henry Horenstein is a photographer, author, and teacher. He has written and illustrated more than twenty books for adults and children, including the classic texts Black & White Photography, Beyond Basic Photography, and Color Photography, as well as the photo-essay Racing Days. He teaches photography and illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and lives in Boston.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.24 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152005048

ISBN - 13:9780152005047

Appropriate for ages: 6

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