Picture Books

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

Picture book. By Kadir Nelson. 2008. The story of Negro League baseball, in text and stunning imagery.
Themes: African American, Sports

weareThe beautiful, large images in this picture/story book help put the important story of the Negro Leagues front and center in the classroom. For too long students have only learned about Jackie Robinson integrating the white leagues, but not about the leagues organized by African Americans where Jackie Robinson was one of many outstanding players.

ISBN: 9780786808328 | Published by the Jump at the Sun.