All Star!: Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever
The Honus Wagner baseball card is the most valuable baseball card of all time! But he was born poor, ugly, bow-legged, and more suited to shoveling coal in his Pennsylvania mining town than becoming the greatest shortstop of all time. How could it happen? Did those strong arms and fast legs turn him into a Pittsburgh Pirate and one of the game?s most unforgettable players?
In this true story, Jane Yolen shows us that wit, talent, perseverance, and passion score more than home runs. As Honus would say, ?How about that!? AUTHOBIO: Jane Yolen lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts.
Jim Burke lives in Beacon, New York.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - matthewbloome - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed reading this. It helped me to understand the noble life of Honus Wager as well as the reasoning for the unusually high value of his famous baseball card. It's good to read that the ... Read full review
Review: All Star!: Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card EverUser Review - Christine - Goodreads
I loved this book. My children loved this book. It's the story of hard work and achieving your goals. It's the story of familial love. It's the story of neighborhood baseball played in the ... Read full review