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Baseball Saved Us
By Ken Mochizuki and Dom Lee (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Lee & Low Books
Publication date March 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781880000199
ISBN-10 1880000199
Dimensions 0.25 by 8.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $9.95
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Shorty and his family, along with thousands of Japanese Americans, are sent to an internment camp after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Fighting the heat and dust of the desert, Shorty and his father decide to build a baseball diamond and form a league in order to boost the spirits of the internees. Shorty quickly learns that he is playing not only to win, but to gain dignity and self-respect as well.

Baseball Saved Us is the ultimate rite of passage story. It will appeal again and again to readers who enjoy cheering for the underdog.



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781591129165
 
With Dom Lee (other contributor) | Har/com edition from Live Oak Media (October 30, 2004)
9781591129165 | details & prices | 10.25 × 7.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $29.95
With Dom Lee (other contributor) | Har/cas edition from Live Oak Media (October 30, 2004)
9781591124566 | details & prices | 10.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.50 lbs | List price $25.95
About: A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781591124559 Book cover for 9781591124573 Book cover for 9781591129158 Book cover for 9781591129172 Book cover for 9781880000199
 
Pap/cas edition from Live Oak Media (October 30, 2004)
9781591124573 | details & prices | List price $44.95
Pap/com edition from Live Oak Media (October 30, 2004)
9781591129172 | details & prices | 9.00 × 13.25 × 0.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $47.95
With Dom Lee (other contributor) | Pap/cas edition from Live Oak Media (October 30, 2004)
9781591124559 | details & prices | 10.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Shorty, a young boy living in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II, helps form a baseball league and finds himself at bat in the final inning of the championship game.
With Dom Lee (other contributor) | Pap/com edition from Live Oak Media (October 30, 2004)
9781591129158 | details & prices | 32 pages | 10.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Shorty and his family, along with thousands of Japanese Americans, are sent to an internment camp after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Dom Lee (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Lee & Low Books (March 1, 1995)
9781880000199 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.30 lbs | List price $9.95
About: A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over
School and Library
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With Dom Lee (other contributor) | from Lee & Low Books (March 1, 1993)
9781880000014 | details & prices | 10.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.95
About: A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over
Reinforced
With Dom Lee (other contributor) | from Demco Media (March 1, 1995)
9780606089142 | details & prices | 10.25 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.75 lbs | List price $16.90
About: A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over
Prebinding
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780785764601 | details & prices | 10.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.80 lbs | List price $19.60
About: A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over

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