Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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On April 8, 1974, America watched as Hank Aaron stepped up to the plate and hit home run number 715! With that hit, he surpassed Babe Ruth's legendary baseball record and realized a lifelong dream.

Before blacks were allowed in the major leagues, Hank was determined to play. This is the story of how Hank Aaron became a great ballplayer and an inspiration to us all.

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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

This was an excellent biography covering the birth up to the 715th home run in Hank Aaron's career. It was well written and carefully illustrated. I'd be happy to have this in a biography section in my library. Read full review

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User Review  - LauraMcQueen - LibraryThing

This is a fantastic read. Not only does it tell the story of Hank Aaron as an amazing baseball player, but it also tells of someone who put up with so much just to change the way many people saw him ... Read full review

About the author

PETER GOLENBOCK is a well-known sports journalist as well as the author of Teammates and several New York Times Book Review bestsellers. He lives in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

PAUL LEE has illustrated two previous children's books for Harcourt. He lives in Placentia, California.

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