Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow

Jacket art for graphic novel Satchel Paige

  • Contributors: by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early.
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  • Summary: Satchel Paige began his baseball career in the Negro Leagues in Alabama in the 1920s. For years, Jim Crow laws, which segregated blacks and whites, kept him out of the major leagues. But they couldn't stop him from becoming a world-class athlete. This is a fictionalized account of a real-life sports hero.
  • Awards/Recognition:
    • A Junior Library Guild selection
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  • Number of Pages: 89
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  • Publication Year: 2007
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • ISBN: 9780786839018

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