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Yogi : the life, loves, and language of baseball legend Yogi Berra / Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Terry Widener.

Rosenstock, Barb, (author.). Widener, Terry, (illustrator.).

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Covington Branch J B B5337r (Text) 33126022601664 J New Biography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B B5337r (Text) 33126022601680 JBiography Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch J B B5337r (Text) 33126022601672 JBiography Checked out 02/20/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629798240
  • ISBN: 162979824X
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2019]

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Summary, etc.:
Looks at the life of Major League Baseball and New York Yankee legend Lawrence "Yogi" Berra, describing how his differences challenged his baseball prospects and helped motivate him to prove his abilities as a player, coach, and manager.
Subject: Berra, Yogi, 1925-2015.
Baseball players > United States > Biography.

Barb Rosenstock is best known for her many picture book biographies, including Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library, Ben Franklin's Big Splash, The Streak, Dorothea's Eyes, and Blue Grass Boy, all published by Calkins Creek. Her other recent titles include a picture book about Vincent Van Gogh, Vincent Can't Sleep, and a picture book about Vasily Kandinsky, The Noisy Paint Box, which won the 2015 Caldecott Honor Medal. She lives outside Chicago with her family. Visit her at barbrosenstock.com.

Terry Widener is the award-winning illustrator of many picture books on athletes, including The Streak: How Joe DiMaggio Became America's Hero, Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings, American Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle, and Lou Gehrig, The Luckiest Man. He is also the illustrator of The Kite That Bridged Two Nations by Alexis O'Neill. He lives in McKinney, Texas, with his wife and is the father of three grown children. Visit him at terrywidenerart.com.


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