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  1. says:

    i already know all about the negro baseball league from that x files episode with jesse l martin this book seems to skip over all those parts however it would be a good read for baseball history fans and the voice of the narrator made it very

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    Rube Foster was the founder of the Negro National League Said he of his men We are the ship all else the sea As long as there has been baseball in America there have been African American ballplayers Men like Sol White and Bud Fowler Before Rube Foster however there was no organized professional league Then on February 20 1920 Rube called together owners of black baseball teams like himself and the Negro Nati

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    I agree with Karen's reviews from this morning Reading these non fiction children's books has been eye opening This is a great book Objectively it's probably a five star book it only gets four stars from me because my interest in baseball isn't that great that's not the books fault though At first I was afraid the book would fall apart under its language the author uses a rhythm that is kind of old fashioned and stereotypically

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    Last school year we had the opportunity to welcome authorillustrator Kadir Nelson as a speaker He put on an assembly for our students as well as signed copies of his books The book I choose to get was We are the Ship The Story of Negro League Baseball This book was one that I had never read or had experience with Additionally I didn’t know much about Kadir Nelson’s books The book was a telling of the history of Negro League

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    This beautifully illustrated book chronicles the rise and fall of Negro League Baseball Full page paintings give you a real look at some of the most talented baseball players of their time and possibly of any time The writing is also awesome Using a collective we Kadir Nelson speaks with the voice of all Negro League players like he's been t

  6. says:

    An outstanding book with an informative and immensely readable narrative and gorgeous illustrations Kadir Nelson's We Are

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    If this doesn't win an award of some kind it will be a tragedy The artwork alone is enough to make this book a hit But Kadir Nelson's storytelling ability draws in the reader and keeps us wanting to know As I re

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    What this book does well is capture the feeling of the players in the Negro league It is told with a collective we voice which honestly irked me as I read the book; however in the author's note Kadir Nelson stated that he made that choice in order to show the unity It was only then that I truly grasped the uote from the beginning We are the ship; all else the sea Overall Nelson conveyed a sense of perseverance and cou

  9. says:

    One of the best African American History books in the category of sports Fantastic The paintings look like photographs and the research for this was phenomenal

  10. says:

    Okay ready to be jealous? Kadir Nelson is here in Springfield at the Illinois Reading Council Conference I spoke to him after his presentation on his art He is soft spoken as Junko knows and incredibly talented wit

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Using an Everyman player as his narrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro Leag. I agree with Karen s reviews from this morning Reading these non fiction children s books has been eye opening This is a great book Objectively it s probably a five star book it only gets four stars from me because my interest in baseball isn t that great that s not the books fault though At first I was afraid the book would fall apart under its language the author uses a rhythm that is kind of old fashioned and stereotypically a rural African American Instead of ever crossing the line into being either a mockery or calling too much attention to the language and away from the material the language actually adds an authentic feel to the story being told Much of the material here I knew nothing about I had no idea about the Negro Baseball League or any of the other non white baseball organizations that existed until integration in the late 1940 s If only I d been interested in baseball this book probably would have been very fascinating and I probably would have wanted to delve into the material that Nelson had used as his source material I m pretty sure that if I had read this book when I was ten years old and when I actually did care about Baseball I would have loved it read it over and over again memorized every great painting in the book and to this day been able to tell you all the facts given about the baseball players described in this story Burning Attraction reviews from this morning Reading these non fiction children s books has been eye opening This is a great book Objectively it s probably a five star book it only gets four stars from me because my interest in baseball isn t that great that s not the books fault though At first I was afraid the book would fall apart under its language the author uses a The Numbers Game rhythm that is kind of old fashioned and stereotypically a Tall man riding. rural African American Instead of ever crossing the line into being either a mockery or calling too much attention to the language and away from the material the language actually adds an authentic feel to the story being told Much of the material here I knew nothing about I had no idea about the Negro Baseball League or any of the other non white baseball organizations that existed until integration in the late 1940 s If only I d been interested in baseball this book probably would have been very fascinating and I probably would have wanted to delve into the material that Nelson had used as his source material I m pretty sure that if I had The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory read this book when I was ten years old and when I actually did care about Baseball I would have loved it The Big Golden Book of Poetry read it over and over again memorized every great painting in the book and to this day been able to tell you all the facts given about the baseball players described in this story

free download We Are the Ship The Story of Negro League Baseball

We Are the Ship The Story of Negro League Baseball

Son crossed over to the majors in 1947 Illustrations from oil paintings by the auth. One of the best African American History books in the category of sports Fantastic The paintings look like photographs and the research for this was phenomenal

free read ä eBook or Kindle ePUB ï Kadir Nelson

Ue baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robin. Last school year we had the opportunity to welcome authorillustrator Kadir Nelson as a speaker He put on an assembly for our students as well as signed copies of his books The book I choose to get was We are the Ship The Story of Negro League Baseball This book was one that I had never read or had experience with Additionally I didn t know much about Kadir Nelson s books The book was a telling of the history of Negro League baseball Detailing the successes the players had and the struggles as they tried to make their dreams come to by making into the Major Leagues or just known in the face of baseball The players played in multiple games each day traveled on buses through bumpy roads were told they couldn t eat or sleep in many places due to their color There were many players in the Negro league that played just as well as those in the White major leagues but weren t allowed to play Some interesting aspects of the book were hearing about the Negro teams and what cities had teams As well as the athletes and how they got their names in the area of baseball It s sad though too that you don t hear about these athletes as much as you did Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig growing up The only ones that are better known that are talked about in the book was Jackie Robinson Kadir Nelson wrote and illustrated this book The voice that you felt when reading this story made you feel that you were right there in the story hearing it from a their own point of viewlanguage The illustrations in the story were so realistic and gave a firsthand glimpse into the world of the Negro League Baseball The story was set up in the way that each chapter was an inning in baseball separated to show the progression of the Negro League In this way the students could create a time line of the league Another option would be to compare and contrast the Negro League and the White League by pulling other resources Also this book could be a follow up to the Civil War unit to demonstrate that even though blacks were free they still faced hardships