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King of the Mound: My Summer with Satchel Paige


Book Description
Baseball legend Satchel Paige changes a boy's life in this coming-of-age tale from the author of Lucky.

Nick was going to be a star baseball player, no doubt about it. People for miles around talked about the twelve-year-old boy with the golden arm. And then Nick is diagnosed with polio-a life-threatening disease in the 1930s. Everyone is devastated, especially Nick's father, who copes b... More

Book Information
PublisherSimon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages160
ISBN-101442433469
ISBN-13978-1442433465
Publication Date02/21/2012
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About Wes Tooke (Author) : Wes Tooke is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Wes Tooke is Lucky: Maris, Mantle, and My Best Summer Ever.
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