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Silent Star: The Story of Deaf Major Leaguer William Hoy

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Book Description

William Hoy loved baseball. Growing up in the 1860s and '70s, he dreamed of one day playing in the major leagues. A far-off fantasy for many boys, fulfilling this dream was even more of a long shot for William, who was deaf.

Striving to find his place in a hearing world, Hoy became a shoemaker. He took pride in his work, but baseball was still his real love. When an amateur team... More
Book Information
PublisherLee & Low Books
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date04/01/2012
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About Bill Wise (Author) : Bill Wise is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Bill Wise include Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer, Mensa Whodunits (Official Mensa Puzzle Book)... more
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About Adam Gustavson (Illustrator) : I make my way as a professional artist living in West Orange NJ with my lovely wife, who helps manage my career, and my two sons. Working from the attic of my small town mock Tudor home, I have illus... more
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