The Babe & I

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Harcourt Brace, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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It’s 1932 and everyone is struggling through the Great Depression. When the resourceful young narrator of this story discovers that his father is jobless, he decides to become a newsie. He and his friend Jacob figure out how to sell more papers than the other kids. Many more. Because they’ve got Babe Ruth to help them. Business is soon booming and, thanks to the Babe, they even get a chance to see a Yankees game.

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User Review  - Ms Threlkeld - Goodreads

This book tackles some pretty grownup issues, like unemployment and how poverty affects families, but it also includes information about Babe Ruth and his legacy. Read full review

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See my post about "The Gardener" by Sarah Stewart Read full review

About the author (1999)

DAVID A. ADLER has written more than a hundred books, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man and Mama Played Baseball. He lives on Long Island, New York.

TERRY WIDENER's work has been featured in Esquire, Harper's, Sports Illustrated, and on the cover of Time. He has also illustrated several books for children, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man. He lives in McKinney, Texas.

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