Baseball In The Barrios

Baseball In The Barrios

Book - 1997
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Hubaldo's life as a fifth grader in a barrio in Venezuela centers around his love for the country's most popular sport, its teams, and its players. A fifth-grader introduces baseball as it is played in the barrios of Caracas, Venezuela. Join nine-year-old Hubaldo Romero Paez in Venezuela as he introduces his friends, his family, and his favorite sport-baseball. Complemented by a map and an English-Spanish baseball glossary, Hubaldo's story is an inviting introduction to a foreign land viewed through the lens of a shared passion. This dynamic sports photo-essay will be fun for sports fans and effective for social studies units.
Publisher: San Diego : Gulliver Books, c1997.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780152004996
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.

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