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Ruth, Babe

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 RUT

Holub, Joan.

Summary: A biography of Babe Ruth, one of the most famous players in major league baseball, discussing his childhood, family, athletic abilities, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RUT

Burleigh, Robert.

Summary: This book contains a poetic account of the legendary Babe Ruth as he prepares to make a home run.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyager Books/Harcourt 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Burleigh

Kelly, David A.

Summary: On January 5, 1920, the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. That's when, some say, that the Red Sox's reversal of fortune began.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KEL

Murphy, Frank.

Summary: Batter up! It's 1919 and baseball is in trouble! All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America's national pastime. It's up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball! Can he do it, or will he strike out?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MUR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MUR

Stabler, David

Summary: Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker that his family sent him to reform school. Race-car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls cant drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Seven-year-old George "Babe" Ruth (who would grow up to become a baseball legend) steals a dollar from his father's saloon to treat his friends to ice cream. Includes timeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2004

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GUT

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With their ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe and his father have the opportunity to find out whether Babe Ruth really did call his shot when he hit that homerun in the third game of the 1932 World Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2000

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GUT

Roberts, Randy

Summary: "In War Fever, celebrated sports historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith explore the monumental changes taking place in Boston during the Great War through the stories of three men: Karl Muck, the German conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra;Charles Whittlesey, a Harvard Law Student who was called to service and became an unlikely leader; and perhaps the most famous baseball player of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.4 ROB

Summary: 10-year-old baseball fan Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol. He embarks on a wild cross-country journey that teaches him the stuff of real heroes, and along the way, Yankee learns that importance of perseverance and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD E

Summary: It was the last silent feature to star Harold Lloyd, and one of his very best. The slapstick legend reprises his "Glasses Character" this time as a good-natured but scatterbrained New Yorker who can't keep a job. He finally finds his true calling when he becomes determined to help save the city's last horse-drawn trolley, which is operated by his sweetheart's crusty grandfather.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE SPE

Contents: The ideal republic (1923) / William Jennings Bryan -- On the future of women in flying (1931) / Amelia Earhart -- Farewell to baseball (1939) / Lou Gehrig -- Address to the nation on the R.A.F. (1940) / Prime Minister Winston Churchill -- Greetings to the children of England (1940) / Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret -- Farewell to baseball (1947) / Babe Ruth -- Address to Congress...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Records 1991

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2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN GRE

Summary: Lou Gehrig, the Yank's great first baseman and the son of poor immigrants, rose to heights of baseball fame -- only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable illness known as ALS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2002

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PRI

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.357 SUL

Stabler, David

Summary: Sixteen "true tales from the childhoods of famous athletes, from Babe Ruth (so incorrigible that his parents put him in reform school at age 7) to Muhammad Ali (who learned to fight at age 12 after a thief stole his bicycle)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 STA

Contents: On the future of women in flying (1931) / Amelia Earhart -- Farewell to baseball (1939) / Lou Gehrig -- Address to the nation on the R.A.F. (1940) / Prime Minister Winston Churchill -- Farewell to baseball (1947) / Babe Ruth -- Address to the Chicago Irish Fellowship Club (1954) / Senator Joseph McCarthy -- Farewell to fans (The Payola scandal) (1959) / Alan Freed -- Farewell address (1961) /...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino/Word Beat 1994

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN GRE

Adler, David A.

Summary: While helping his family make ends meet during the Depression by selling newspapers, a boy meets Babe Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Adler 1999

Montville, Leigh.

Summary: A portrait of the legendary slugger draws on interviews, recently discovered documents, and Ruth's personal scrapbooks to trace his life from his childhood in an orphanage to his rise to the heights of major league baseball.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 RUTH, BABE Montville

Sanford, William R. (William Reynolds)

Summary: The life story of the greatest home-run hitter, Babe Ruth, baseball player extraordinaire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crestwood House 1992

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 RUT

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