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Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet

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Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet by Jonah Winter
Hardcover
Feb 07, 2017 | 40 Pages
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    Feb 07, 2017 | 40 Pages | 4-8 years

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Praise

“This striking book deserves a wide audience.” —School Library Journal, Starred Review

“In an engagingly conversational narrative laced with baseball lingo, Winter (You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?!) vividly traces Mickey Mantle’s trajectory from a small child with a bone disease to one of America’s most beloved baseball players. ” —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Praise for Jonah Winter’s You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!:

“Hand this book to kids unconvinced by Koufax’s mind-boggling numbers, or to the ones who know why they’re so mind boggling to begin with.” —Booklist, Starred

“Not just a home run, this book is a grand slam.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred

“This striking book deserves a wide audience.” —School Library Journal, Starred

Praise for Jonah Winter’s You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!:

“Magnificent. Winter’s heartfelt, accessible text is infused with immediacy and enthusiasm. Widener’s lush, expressive paintings pull the reader right into the game.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Even adults who are indifferent to baseball will likely be so drawn into Mays’s story and Winter’s rousing text that they’ll want to gather up a crowd just to read this one aloud.” —The Bulletin, Starred

“A must-have for baseball fans.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred

“An all-star gem to share with grandparents, parents, children, baseball fans and anyone else.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“The Say Hey Kid had style to spare, and so does this irrepressible book.” —Booklist, Starred

Praise for Jonah Winter’s You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?!:

An entertaining account of Stengel’s career.” —The Wall Street Journal

“A first-rate picture book for baseball fans.” —Booklist, Starred

Highly entertaining.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred

“This engaging title will have kids sprinting toward sports biographies to learn more about the many legendary players Stengel played ball with or managed.” —School Library Journal, Starred




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