Becoming Babe Ruth

By TAVARES, Matt

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ISBN
978-0-7636-5646-1
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2013  |  Preschool to Grade 4

Gr 1–3—Tavares features the "Sultan of Swat" in this picture-book biography. When George Herman Ruth was seven years old, his father sent him away to a reformatory to keep him out of trouble. At the end of the school day, when all the schoolwork was done, he was taught to play baseball by Father Matthias. Ruth began his career at age 16 when he signed a contract to play for the the...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on February 1, 2013

Is there a bigger baseball fan in the children's literature world than Matt Tavares? His sixth book on the subject profiles the iconic George Herman "Babe" Ruth, with Tavares shining a light on the flamboyant slugger's charitable side. In Baltimore at the turn of the twentieth century, young George's delinquent ways land him at Saint Mary's, a local industrial boarding school. There he meets Brother Matthias, whose majestic home runs in the schoolyard enthrall young George. Matthias tirelessly coaches...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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