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Just as Good by Chris Crowe

Just as Good

Just as Good by Chris Crowe
Jan 24, 2012 | 32 Pages
  • Hardcover $16.99

    Jan 24, 2012 | 32 Pages | 6-9 years

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A straightforward but nonetheless inspirational story of barriers being broken down, one slow step at a time.
—Publishers Weekly

Crowe’s story captures a slice of baseball life for a family enjoying the old-time radio play-by-play and seeing in Doby’s accomplishments a sign of better times to come. Benny’s full-page acrylic paintings are cheery and portray a comfortable home setting… A fine story about baseball that makes its point quietly and effectively.
—Kirkus Reviews

With an author’s note that fleshes out Doby’s historical significance, this nostalgic picture book frames Doby’s on-field heroics with a story of a father and son listening on the radio as Doby launches a game-winning home run in the World Series… A sage reminder that though the first step might be the hardest, the second is no less important.

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