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The Resource Barbed wire baseball, written by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu

Barbed wire baseball, written by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu

Label
Barbed wire baseball
Title
Barbed wire baseball
Statement of responsibility
written by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As a boy, Kenichi 'Zeni' Zenimura dreams of playing professional baseball, but everyone tells him he is too small. Yet he grows up to be a successful player, playing with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig! When the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor in 1941, Zeni and his family are sent to one of ten internment camps where more than 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry are imprisoned without trials. Zeni brings the game of baseball to the camp, along with a sense of hope."--Amazon.com
Summary
Traces the childhood dream of Japanese-American baseball pioneer Kenichi Zenimura of playing professionally and his family's struggles in a World War II internment camp where he introduces baseball to raise hope
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
  • California Young Reader Medal, Picture Books for Older Readers, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10178069
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moss, Marissa
Dewey number
796.357
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
800L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
GV863.A1
LC item number
M676 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 800
  • 800
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
4.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shimizu, Yuko
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • Japanese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Baseball
  • Japanese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
primary
Label
Barbed wire baseball, written by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [40]) 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
Control code
988562
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
39 pages
Isbn
9781419705212
Lccn
2012010021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781419705212
Label
Barbed wire baseball, written by Marissa Moss ; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [40]) 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
Control code
988562
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
39 pages
Isbn
9781419705212
Lccn
2012010021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781419705212
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