Able to Play (Paperback)
Overcoming Physical Challenges (Good Sports)
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780547417332, 112pp.
Publication Date: April 3, 2012
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Brown, Ron Santo, Jim Abbott, and Curtis Pride faced physical challenges other
players didn’t have. With determination and guts, they didn’t just overcome; they
excelled. This book is a game-changing celebration of overcoming odds.
About the Author
GLENN STOUT is a freelance writer, author, and editorial consultant and has served as series editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception. He is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912, and has collaborated with Richard Johnson on Red Sox Century, Yankees Century, The Cubs and The Dodgers. Stout has lived in and around Boston for 20 years, and currently lives in Vermont.
Praise For Able to Play: Overcoming Physical Challenges (Good Sports)…
"Give this to fans of Matt Christopher, Mike Lupica, and Dan Gutman."—Booklist
"Accessible and inspirational."—Publishers Weekly
"Never patronizing, [Stout] captures both grit and glory."—Kirkus Reviews