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The Resource What is the World Series?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by David Grayson Kenyon

What is the World Series?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by David Grayson Kenyon

Label
What is the World Series?
Title
What is the World Series?
Statement of responsibility
by Gail Herman ; illustrated by David Grayson Kenyon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author
Illustrator
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Describes the history of the World Series, the championship series of major league baseball, and includes historical facts, trivia, and notable World Series players
  • Every October, millions of baseball fans around the country anxiously wait to see which team wins baseball's biggest championship. But the original games of the 1900s hardly look like they do today. Take a look back over one hundred years and discover the history of baseball's greatest series. With triumphs, heartbreak, and superstitious curses, this action-packed book brings America's Pastime to life
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
796.357/646
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
680L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
GV878.4
LC item number
.H47 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
What is-- ?
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
What is the World Series?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by David Grayson Kenyon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What is the World Series? -- In the beginning -- 1900s: The World Series takes off -- 1910s: Scandal -- 1920s: New York at bat -- 1930s: Dynasty -- 1940s: Color, curses, and Dem Bums -- 1950s: The "Subway Series" -- 1960s: Maz, and a miracle -- 1970s: Still cursed -- 1980s: An error and an earthquake -- 1990s: Worst to first -- 2000s: Standing together -- Timelines
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages
Isbn
9780448484068
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn893895263
  • 701467
Label
What is the World Series?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by David Grayson Kenyon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What is the World Series? -- In the beginning -- 1900s: The World Series takes off -- 1910s: Scandal -- 1920s: New York at bat -- 1930s: Dynasty -- 1940s: Color, curses, and Dem Bums -- 1950s: The "Subway Series" -- 1960s: Maz, and a miracle -- 1970s: Still cursed -- 1980s: An error and an earthquake -- 1990s: Worst to first -- 2000s: Standing together -- Timelines
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages
Isbn
9780448484068
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn893895263
  • 701467

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