[bksvol-discuss] Re: Henry Aaron's Dream

  • From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 11:48:46 -0600

Amazon says it is not due to be released until next week.  I might consider 
buying it and donating it to our library, althouth $11.46 for a 40 page book is 
pretty high.  Still, it is a story worth sharing!


On Jan 7, 2010, at 10:50 AM, Jamie Yates, CPhT wrote:

> I was trying to get this book from the library to scan for Black History 
> Month but none of my libraries have it. It's a children's book so it won't be 
> a long scan if anybody else can get it and is interested. It's a brand new 
> book that just came out.
> Henry Aaron's Dream
> Black History Month
> It is hard to believe but there was a time when Major League Baseball had no 
> African American players.  For a black boy growing up in Mobile, Alabama, the 
> idea of becoming a big-league player could be no more than a dream.  But 
> times change, and dreams paired with persistence can come true.  The story of 
> the Henry Aaron's beginning – before his homerun record fame – is told in 
> Matt Tavares’s beautiful Henry Aaron's Dream.
> If you would like a Henry Aaron's Dream poster for your classroom please send 
> an e-mail with your mailing address to: 
> anne.irza-leggat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> by Matt Tavares
> 978-0-7636-3224-3
> For more books to use in your classroom during Black History Month go here. 
> -- 
> Jamie in Michigan
> Currently Reading: Jupiter's Bones by Faye Kellerman
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