Summary: Surveys the life and career of the baseball star most noted for hitting 755 home runs--a record that lasted over thirty years--describing his time in the Negro Leagues and his work off the field to advance equal opportunity in baseball.
Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 AAR
Summary: A biography of the Hall of Fame baseball player who broke Babe Ruth's career home run record.
Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB AARON GOL
Summary: In "The Last Hero", Bryant chronicles Aaron's childhood in segregated Alabama, his brief stardom in the Negro Leagues, his complicated relationship with celebrity, and his historic rivalry with Willie Mays--all culminating in the defining event of his life: his shattering of Babe Ruth's all-time home-run record. Bryant also examines Aaron's more complex second act: his quest to become an...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: B AARON BRY
Contents: A Note -- Jackie's funeral -- Invincible Babe -- Spring in Florida -- The Quest begins -- Atlanta heartbreak -- Cal's Roscoe -- The Rescue -- Bowie and Mrs. Babe -- Waiting for Roger -- The Other star -- Sweet Home Alabama -- A Hero returns -- Chicago revival -- Where evil lurks -- Aaron's drama -- Rainy nights in Georgia -- Atlanta's redemption -- King Henry -- The Hideaway -- Amid a storm --...
Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial Currents 2005
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Aaron 2005
Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR