Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man   -     By: David A. Adler
    Illustrated By: Terry Widener
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Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man

Illustrated By: Terry Widener
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1997 / Paperback

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Lou Gehrig's perseverance is legendary. During the fourteen years as a first baseman for the NY Yankees, he didnt miss a single game. His stamina earned him the nickname "The Iron Horse" and helped him to set what then was a world record. Lou loved baseball and considered himself a very lucky man, even though on his 36th birthday he was diagnosed with a rare and fatal disease. This powerful biography traces Lou Gehrig's life, capturing his strength, modestly, and dignity for which this remarkable man will always be remembered. Recommended for ages 6 to 9.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0152024832
ISBN-13: 9780152024833
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Ages: 7-9

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This biography details Lou Gehrig's legendary 14 years as first baseman for the New York Yankees until his diagnosis with a rare and fatal disease. Full-color illustrations.

Author Bio

DAVID A. ADLER lives in New York.

TERRY WIDENER lives in Texas.

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"A touching tribute to the baseball superstar . . . Stunning illustrations."-The Boston Globe

"Well told and handsomely illustrated." -The New York Times Book Review

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