Great Americans in Sports: Babe Ruth by Matt Christopher audiobook

Great Americans in Sports: Babe Ruth

By Matt Christopher
Read by Nick Sullivan

Little, Brown Young Readers 9780316260978

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781478962403

Runtime: 2.19 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

This entry in a brand-new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes listeners onto the plate with a baseball legend.

Babe Ruth was baseball’s first true power hitter, a strong pitcher, and smart outfielder who made some amazing game-saving catches. His love of the sport came through in his playfulness on the field and drive to win, but Babe had to overcome a lot of obstacles in order to become the greatest. This comprehensive biography tells the story behind the legend.

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Editorial Reviews

“Christopher can always be counted on for plenty of tense sports action plus a plot twist or two.” Kirkus Reviews, praise for the author

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Author Bio: Matt Christopher

Author Bio: Matt Christopher

Matt Christopher (1917–1997) was an American author of children’s books. He was a gifted athlete as a youth and became interested in writing at age fourteen, but it was 1941 before he sold his first story, “The Missing Finger Points,” to Detective Story magazine. His first children’s book, The Lucky Baseball Bat, was published in 1954. Christopher wrote more than one hundred books as well as nearly three hundred short stories and articles published in over sixty-five magazines for children and adults. He was awarded the 1993 Milner Award and numerous writing honors from state organizations. 

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Available Formats : Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 2.19
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English