Henry Aaron's Dream
author/illustrator: Matt Tavares
Before he was Hammeriní Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy growing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a big league baseball player. He didnít have a bat. He didnít have a ball. And there wasnít a single black ball player in the major leagues. But none of this could stop Henry Aaron. In a captivating biography of Aaronís young life, Matt Tavares offers an inspiring homage to one of baseballís all-time greats.
Back matter includes an authorís note, Henry Aaronís career statistics, and a bibliography.
ďWell-written text and brilliantly composed art highlight the poignancyand triumph in Aaron's story.Ē ó
School Library Journal (starred review)