Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth

Paperback | April 1, 2003

byRobert BurleighIllustratorMike Wimmer

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The man who made the game of baseball, George Herman Ruth, wasn't always the Babe. Once he was a boy playing ball on a dirt lot.Robert Burleigh and Mike Winner have created a stunning portrait of a legend - and of baseball's glory days.

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The man who made the game of baseball, George Herman Ruth, wasn't always the Babe. Once he was a boy playing ball on a dirt lot.Robert Burleigh and Mike Winner have created a stunning portrait of a legend - and of baseball's glory days.

Robert Burleigh is the author of many books for children including Flight: the journey of Charles Lindbergh, which won the Orbus Pictus award. He lives in Chicago, Illinois. MIKE WIMMER is the illustrator of several books for young readers, including, Will Rogers: An American Legend by Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating. He lives...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0152045996

ISBN - 13:9780152045999

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A superlative tribute, and most definitely a grand slam for this talented duo." - Publishers Weekly (starred review)"This lyrical picture-book account is a success. . . . Burleigh brings the Babe to life through the moment of one at bat." - School Library Journal (starred review)"This beautiful book . . . will have baseball fans of many ages cheering for Babe Ruth all over again. A wonderful selection to share across generations." - Booklist "