The Resource Heart of a champion, Ellen Schwartz, (ebook)

Heart of a champion, Ellen Schwartz, (ebook)

Label
Heart of a champion
Title
Heart of a champion
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Schwartz
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ten-year-old Kenny (Kenji in Japanese) worships his older brother, Mickey (Mitsuo), a baseball hero whose outstanding performance on the Asahi baseball team has given him fame and popularity. Despite Kenny's suspected heart condition, he is determined to practice secretly with Mickey so he, too, can one day try out for the Asahi. But world events soon overtake life in this quiet community. When Japan attacks Pearl Harbor in 1941, everything for Kenny and his family spirals out of control: schools are closed, businesses are confiscated, fathers are arrested and sent to work camps in the BC interior and mothers and children are relocated to internment camps. When Mickey is arrested for a small act of violence, Kenny manages to keep his family's spirits up, despite the deplorable conditions in camp. Coming across a "vacant" field covered with scrap wood, broken shakes and torn tar paper, Kenny gets permission to clear it and convert it into a baseball field. One by one, the boys in the camp pitch in, and the work gives purpose to their long days. Kenny's persistence, hard work and big dreams shape the teen he is to become in this story of happiness found despite all odds
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NLC
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1949-
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Schwartz, Ellen
Dewey number
  • jC813/.54
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.S4074
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
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  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Heart of a champion, Ellen Schwartz, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781770498822
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FBFED216-BFCE-4897-8FD0-300C980CD1B6
System control number
  • ocn903423118
  • (OCoLC)903423118
Label
Heart of a champion, Ellen Schwartz, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781770498822
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FBFED216-BFCE-4897-8FD0-300C980CD1B6
System control number
  • ocn903423118
  • (OCoLC)903423118

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