Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates
This moving tribute is the perfect introduction to Roberto Clemente. Readers will learn of his humble beginnings, the challenges he faced in a new country, and his unprecedented accomplishments as one of the greatest baseball players in history. Even more importantly, readers will come to understand the way that Clemente's generosity shaped so much of his life — and his untimely death. Raúl Colón's impressionistic yet evocative illustrations enhance the emotional impact of the text.
Age Level: 6-9
Book Series: Baseball: Diverse Books for Kids Afro-Latinx Stories: Latin America and the Caribbean Latinos Who Made a Difference