Friday, July 18, 2014

Baseball Picture Books

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from Barbed Wire Fences
A few picture books about men and women who played baseball.


Adler, David A. (2007). Satchel Paige: Don’t Look Back. Illustrated by Terry Widener. Orlando, FL: Harcourt.
Adler, David A. (2003). Mama Played Baseball. Illustrated by Chris O’Leary. Orlando, FL: Harcourt.

Burleigh, Robert. (2007). Stealing Home: Jackie Robinson: Against the Odds. Illustrated by Mike Wimmer. New York: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books.
Cline-Ransome, Lesa. (2003). Satchel Paige. Illustrated by James E. Ransome. New York: Aladdin.

Corey, Shana. (2003). Players in Pigtails. Illustrated by Rebecca Gibbon. New York: Scholastic.
Curtis, Gavin. (1998). The Bat Boy & His Violin. Illustrated by E.B. Lewis. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Fishman, Cathy Goldberg. (2012). When Jackie and Hank Met. Illustrated by Mark Elliot. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish.
Golebrock, Peter. (2005). Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way. Illustrated by Paul Lee. Orlando, FL: Voyager Books.
Golebrock, Peter. (1992).Teammates. Illustrated by Paul Bacon. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.

Green, Michelle Y.  (2004). A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson Paperback. Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. New York: Puffin.
Hopkinson, Deborah. (2006).  Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings. Illustrated by Terry Widener. New York: Aladdin.

Hubbard, Crystal. (2005). Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream. Illustrated by Randy DuBurck. New York: Lee & Low Books.
Johnson, Angela. (2007). Just Like Josh Gibson. Illustrated by Beth Peck. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Mochizki, Ken. (1995). Baseball Saved Us. Illustrated by Dom Lee. New York: Lee & Low Books.
Moss, Marissa. (2013). Barbed Wire Baseball. Illustrated by Yuko Shimizu. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
Moss, Marissa. (2004). Mighty Jackie: The Strike-Out Queen. Illustrated by C.F. Payne. New York: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books.


Nelson, Kadir, (2008). We are the Ship: The Story of the Negro League Baseball. New York: Jump  at the Sun.
Perdomo, Willie. (2010). Clemente! Illustrated by Bryan Collier. New York: Henry Holt.
Rappaport, Doreen & Lyndall Callan. (2000). Dirt on the Skirts: The Story of the Young Women who Won the World Championship. Illustrated by E.B. Lewis. New York: Dial.
Raven, Margot Theis. (2005).Let Them Play. Illustrated by Chris Ellison. Grand Rapids, MI: Sleeping Bear Press.
Robinson, Sharon. (2009). Testing the Ice: A True Story about Jackie Robinson. Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. New York: Schoalstic.

Smith Jr., by Charles R. (2012). Stars in the Shadows: The Negro League All-Star Game of 1934. Illustrated by Frank Morrison. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Tavares, Matt. (Feb 14, 2012). Henry Aaron's Dream. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.


Vernick, Audrey. (2010). She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story. Illustrated by Don Tate. New York: Balzer + Bray.
Winter, Jonah. (2013). You Never Heard of Willie Mays? Illustrated by Terry Widener. New York: Schwartz & Wade.
Winter, Jonah. (2008). Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Illustrated by Raúl Colón. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
Winter, Jonah. (2004). Beisbol: Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends. Illustrated by Bruce Markusen Rodriguez. New York: Lee & Low Books.
Wise, Bill. (2012). Silent Star: The Story of Deaf Major Leaguer William HoyIllustrated by Adam Gustavson. New York: Lee & Low Books.

Wise, Bill. (2005). Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer. Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth. New York: Lee & Low Books.





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