Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige was a baseball player who truly had a gift. Unfortunately he lived in a time when African American's were not respected and valued, and he was not allowed to play with the big baseball teams. Find out about this special man by reading some of the books reviewed below. You might also like to visit the baseball and the Black History Month features.

Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow

Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow

James Sturm, Rich Tommaso
Illustrator:  Gerald Early 
Graphic Novel
For ages 9 to 12
Hyperion, 2007   ISBN: 978-0786839001
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Satchel Paige Don’t look Back

Satchel Paige Don’t look Back

David A. Adler
Illustrator:  Terry Widener 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Harcourt, 2007   ISBN: 978-0152055851
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