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Becoming Joe DiMaggio

by Maria Testa

  • 102 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Candlewick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grandfathers,
  • Juvenile poetry,
  • Family - Multigenerational,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult Fiction,
  • Sports & Recreation - Baseball,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Italian Americans,
  • General,
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Sports & Recreation / Baseball,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Family,
  • Children"s poetry, American

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScott Hunt (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8036363M
    ISBN 100763624446
    ISBN 109780763624446

    The Streak and the Legacy: The Joe DiMaggio Guide to Becoming a Dominant Player Mud made Joe DiMaggio mortal on J It was only six blocks from the hotel to Cleveland’s Municipal Stadium, but Joe DiMaggio and Lefty Gomez knew they’ve never make it through the crowds on foot, so they hailed a cent taxi ride to the ballpark. Joseph Paul DiMaggio (Novem – March 8, ), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire year career in Major League Baseball for the New York to Italian immigrants in California, he is widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, and is perhaps best known Batting average

    Related Features. Joe Dimaggio: The Hero's Life | Article Excerpts from DiMaggio’s Autobiography, "Lucky to Be a Yankee" Read about DiMaggio's career, his .   A novelist’s sympathetic meditation on the life of the legendary New York Yankee. This latest in the publisher’s Icons of America series is, perhaps, best understood as a response to Richard Ben Cramer’s Joe DiMaggio: The Hero’s Life (), a critical biography that, while acknowledging DiMaggio’s preternatural gifts as a ballplayer, exposed the Yankee Clipper as .

    Yankees great Joe DiMaggio was a creature of habit. He liked to dine at his usual haunts — typically red-sauce Italian joints such as Bamonte’s in . The DiMaggio Albums: Selections from Public and Private Collections Celebrating the Baseball Career of Joe DiMaggio: Volume 2, DIMAGGIO, Joe, introduction and commentaries by Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York ().


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Becoming Joe DiMaggio by Maria Testa and Scott Hunt. Joseph Paul was born inand named for the Yankees new center fielder, Joe Dimaggio. read more. Joseph Paul was born inand named for the Yankees new center fielder, Joe Dimaggio.

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Joseph Paul, named for the wondrous new rookie centerfielder of the New York Yankees, has big dreams and a long hard road to travel in order to achieve them. Papa-Angelo, his grandfather, teaches him baseball, honor, compassion, courage, perseverance, and so much more. His very existence is a special gift to the old man, for he gives him "dreams to go with Author: Maria Testa.

"BECOMING JOE DIMAGGIO is wondrous in its heartfelt, sparse, home-run, free verse tribute to both a family’s love of baseball and one of the game’s greatest players, "Joltin’ Joe." Readers will long remember Testa’s words long after the book has been read, long after games have been played."—award-winning poet and anthologist Lee.

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Winner Detail Create Date: Monday, November 9, - Winner Detail Change Date. Spending time with his grandfather, Joseph Paul grows up listening to baseball games on the radio and dreaming about being a hero like Joe DiMaggio. Becoming Joe DiMaggio. [Maria Testa; Scott Hunt] -- Children's poetry about family life.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Maria Testa; Scott Hunt. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Becoming Joe DiMaggio is a collection of poems about a boy and what he wants his future to be about.

The poems are all about the baseball player Joe DiMaggio and his life. The little boy wants to be as great as DiMaggio when he grows up. In the end, the boy realizes he wants to be a 4/5(2). Becoming Joe DiMaggio By Maria Testa Published by Candlewick Press Ages Hardcover, Paperback.

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Most people who know a good amount about baseball, know who Joe DiMaggio is. His baseball life started when he was a little kid. The book is about his journey through life all starting in San Francisco, California.4/5.

In this crisp, evocative narrative Joe DiMaggio emerges in a previously unseen light, a year-old on the cusp of becoming an icon. He comes alive-a driven ballplayer, a mercurial star and a conflicted husband-as the tension and the scrutiny upon him build with each passing day.

DiMaggio's achievement lives on as the greatest of sports records/5(17). This is a honor book for the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award: Testa, Maria. Becoming Joe dge, MA: Candlewick. Here is a Digital Trailer for BECOMING JOE DI MAGGIO created by graduate student Tracy Blackwood and available at Animoto here and YouTube here.

Here is a Readers' Guide created by graduate student Author: Sylvia Vardell.A Bank street College Best Children’s Book of the Year A New York Public Library titles for reading and sharing selection A Chicago Public Library Best Book A Booklist top ten sports Book for Youth A Voice of Youth Advocates Poetry Pick A Lupine Award Winner (maine) Becoming Joe DiMaggio by Maria TesTa HC: Pb: joe dimaggio: the hero's life Bina Spatola: These are the spikes that Joe wore during his game streak.

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