Summary: Louis, who loves baseball despite being the worst stickball player in White Plains, New York, sees his opportunity to be bat boy for the 1961 Yankees team as the perfect way to escape the problems of his father's remarriage and moving to the suburbs.
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC TOO
Summary: Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between Micky Mantle and Willie Mays, two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 BAR
Summary: Drawing on more than five hundred interviews with loved ones and fellow baseball players, the author crafts a deeply personal biography of the Yankee great, weaving her own memories of the major league slugger with an authoritative account of his life on and off the field.
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper
Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)1 available in Adult, Call number: B MANTLE LEA
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
Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS