There Goes Ted Williams

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There Goes Ted Williams
Written by Matt Tavares
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ISBN-10: 076367656X
ISBN-13: 9780763676568
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There Goes Ted Williams
The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived

author/illustrator: Matt Tavares

series name:
Candlewick Biographies

Ted Williams was an ordinary kid who wanted one thing: to hit a baseball better than anyone else. So he practiced his swing every chance he got. And then practiced it some more. From his days playing ball in North Park as a kid to his unmatched .406 season in 1941 to his stints as a fighter pilot in World War II and Korea, the story of Teddy Ballgame is the story of an American hero.

“A glorious tribute to a baseball legend and a complicated human being.” —School Library Journal
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076367656X /  9780763676568
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Paperback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
Biography & Autobiography; History; Sports & Recreation; Readers;
author’s comments:
Matt Tavares is the author-illustrator of Zachary’s Ball, Oliver’s Game, Mudball, and Henry Aaron’s Dream, and the illustrator of Over the River and Through the Woods,‘Twas the Night Before Christmas: Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas, The Gingerbread Pirates by Kristin Kladstrup, and Lady Liberty: A Biography by Doreen Rappaport. He lives in Ogunquit, Maine.
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