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The Resource Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life, by Wilborn Hampton

Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life, by Wilborn Hampton

Label
Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life
Title
Babe Ruth
Title remainder
a twentieth-century life
Statement of responsibility
by Wilborn Hampton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Born into a poor family in Baltimore, George Herman Ruth Jr. was sent to a Catholic reform school at age seven, where he learned how to play baseball. Initially a talented southpaw, the Babe went on to shatter every home-run record on the books--when fewer games were played in a season and a heavier ball was used
  • Babe Ruth's childhood, education, baseball success, and other related topics are discussed in this book
Member of
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hampton, Wilborn
Dewey number
  • B
  • 796.357092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 11 up
Interest level
  • MG
  • MG+
LC call number
GV865.R8
LC item number
H36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 6.8
  • 6.8
Series statement
Up close:
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ruth, Babe
  • Ruth, Babe
  • Baseball players
  • Baseball players
Label
Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life, by Wilborn Hampton
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0818/2008021550.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223090075202
  • 31223090075194
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
203 p.
Isbn
9780670063055
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008021550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 228676684
  • (OCoLC)228676684
Label
Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life, by Wilborn Hampton
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0818/2008021550.html
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223090075202
  • 31223090075194
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
203 p.
Isbn
9780670063055
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008021550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 228676684
  • (OCoLC)228676684

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