Great Americans in Sports: Babe Ruth Lib/E

Matt Christopher (Author) Nick Sullivan (Read by)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$49.99
Publisher
Little, Brown Young Readers
Publish Date
September 01, 2015
Dimensions
6.6 X 1.2 X 6.1 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Compact Disc
EAN/UPC
9781478962403

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About the Author

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.

Nick Sullivan has narrated audiobooks for over twenty years and has recorded over four hundred titles. An Audie Award winner, he is also the recipient of numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards. His TV and film credits include The Good Wife, The Affair, Bull, Boardwalk Empire, 30 Rock, Our Idiot Brother, and Private Life.

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"