Every city has at least one Pigtown, a neighborhood where life is as squalid and deplorable as the name implies. Pigtown is the inspirational tale of George Herman “Babe” Ruth who grew up amid tragedy and trouble to become the greatest baseball player to ever wear a major league uniform.Death and tragedy devastate his family leaving him to survive the wreckage on his own. By the age of seven he is...
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Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1630620114
Publisher: simply francis publishing company (February 22, 2017)
Publication Date: February 22, 2017
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I decided I needed to read the YA version to see if it was suitable for young readers. And, I have to say it was a home run. Mr. Amoroso has a great vocabulary so youngsters will need to keep a dictionary or app close by to look up some words. But, ...
gible street urchin living a life of petty crime as the ringleader of the Bunny Hole Gang. His life changes dramatically when he becomes an inmate at St. Mary’s Industrial School where he learns discipline and the love of baseball.“If it wasn’t for baseball, I’d be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery.”Under the fatherly influence of Brother Matthias, Babe must face the demons that destroyed his family. Pigtown chronicles how he overcomes an abusive world and finds love, while his saloonkeeper father tries to cope with heartbreaking tragedy.