The Spy Who Played Baseball by Carrie Jones

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Cherrington’s bright cartoons capture the events and subtly convey Berg’s differences from the gentiles who surround him. A captivating true story of a spy, secret hero, and baseball player too.
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Moe Berg is not a typical baseball player. He's Jewishvery unusual for the major leagues in the 1930shas a law degree, speaks several languages, and loves traveling the world. He also happens to be a spy for the U.S. government. When World War II begins, Moe trades his baseball career for a life of danger and secrecy. Using his unusual range of skills, he sneaks into enemy territory to gather crucial information that could help defeat the Nazis. But he also has plenty of secrets of his own. . .
 

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Published March 1, 2018 by Kar-Ben. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Sports & Outdoors, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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on Jan 22 2018

Cherrington’s bright cartoons capture the events and subtly convey Berg’s differences from the gentiles who surround him. A captivating true story of a spy, secret hero, and baseball player too.

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