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The Resource Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow, by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early

Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow, by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early

Label
Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow
Title
Satchel Paige
Title remainder
striking out Jim Crow
Statement of responsibility
by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early
Title variation
Center for Cartoon Studies presents
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige changed the face of the game in a career that spanned five decades. In stark prose and powerful graphics, author and artist share the story of a sports hero, role model, consummate showman, and era-defining American
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Eisner Awards, Best Reality-Based Work, 2008.
  • Glyph Comics Awards, Best Writer, 2008.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
218944
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sturm, James
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG
LC call number
  • PN6727
  • PZ7.S8882
LC item number
  • .S88 2007
  • Sat 2007
Literary form
comic strips
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Reading level
4.3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tommaso, Rich
  • Center for Cartoon Studies
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paige, Satchel
  • Paige, Satchel
  • Graphic novels
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Discrimination in sports
  • African American baseball players
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
striking out Jim Crow
Label
Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow, by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
660110
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
89 pages
Isbn
9780786839001
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2007061362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780786839001
  • (OCoLC)171152733
Label
Satchel Paige : striking out Jim Crow, by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso ; with an introduction by Gerald Early
Publication
Copyright
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
660110
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
89 pages
Isbn
9780786839001
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2007061362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780786839001
  • (OCoLC)171152733

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