Coming Home: A Story of Josh Gibson, Baseball's Greatest

Coming Home: A Story of Josh Gibson, Baseball's Greatest


Coming Home: A Story of Josh Gibson, Baseball's Greatest Home Run Hitter [PDF / Epub] ☁ Coming Home: A Story of Josh Gibson, Baseball's Greatest Home Run Hitter By Nanette Mellage – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk He hit home runs than Mark McGwire Babe Ruth or Hank Aaron He was the best in the game yet he was never allowed to play in the Major Leagues And he died just four months before Jackie Robinson broke b He hit home A Story MOBI ò runs than Mark McGwire Babe Ruth or Hank Aaron He was the best in the game yet he was never allowed to play in the Major Leagues And he died just four months before Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier His name was Josh Gibson and Coming Home is his incredible story This beautifully Coming Home: Epub / illustrated tribute to baseball's greatest home run hitter is the first picture book ever published about Josh GibsonA portion of the proceeds of this book will be donated to The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • Coming Home: A Story of Josh Gibson, Baseball's Greatest Home Run Hitter
  • Nanette Mellage
  • English
  • 20 October 2016
  • 9780816770090

4 thoughts on “Coming Home: A Story of Josh Gibson, Baseball's Greatest Home Run Hitter

  1. Cara Byrne Cara Byrne says:

    The best hitter I ever saw? Bet here's one you won't know begins a picture book about Josh Gibson a talented baseball player who played during a time when the sport was segregated by rase This is a lovely narrative about baseball and an underdog fighting in both his beloved sport and in a larger society The illustrations are done by the wonderfully talented pair Van Wright and Hu

  2. Henessy Tolliver Henessy Tolliver says:

    I strongly believe the colorful images improved the uality of this book

  3. Alexandria Baker Alexandria Baker says:

    Great book with many educational points in it

  4. Sarah Sarah says:

    Title Coming Home A Story of Josh Gibson Baseball’s Greatest Home Run HitterAuthor Nanette MellageIllustrator Cornelius Van Wright and Ying Hwa HuPublisher BridgeWater BooksYear of Publication 2001Grade level K 6Genre Picture BookTopic BaseballSocial Issues Addressed Race in baseballSummary This is the story of baseball player Josh Gibson He was a Negro League baseball player He was a very good batter but he could never play in the Major Leagues The book is about the championship where he struck out and then next at bat hit a home run out of Yankee Stadium which was the farthest anyone has hit a homerun out of this stadium Interactions Between Text and Illustrations The illustrations support the text of the book by displaying key elements of the text in realistically drawn pictures Curricular Uses Read aloud and independent readingLiterary Elements Character

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