I am Roberto Clemente / by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Ute Simon.
- ISBN: 9780545533812 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 0545533813 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 127 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Scholastic, c2013.
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Includes biographical references (p. 125) and index.
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A passion for Béisbol -- Big-league dreams -- Culture shock -- To the big leagues -- The pride of Pittsburgh -- Making a difference -- Tragedy -- Legacy -- 10 things you should know about Roberto Clemento -- 10 more things that are pretty cool to know.
"I was a famous baseball player, I am known for my heroics on and off the field. I devoted my efforts to charity work and became an inspiring humanitarian, as well as a legendary ball player. I became the first Latin American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, opening the door to future Hispanic players. I am Roberto Clemente" --- p.4 of cover.
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|Subject:||Clemente, Roberto, 1934-1972 > Juvenile literature.
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