Clemente!

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Willie Perdomo
Illustrator(s):
Bryan Collier
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Company
ISBN:
978-0805082241
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

A little boy named Clemente learns about his namesake, the great baseball player Roberto Clemente. Born in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente was the first Latin-American player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Known for his exceptional baseball skills and also for his extensive charity work in Latin America, Clemente was well-loved during his eighteen years playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates

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