Pride of Puerto Rico: The Life of Roberto Clemente
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Pride of Puerto Rico: The Life of Roberto Clemente

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The great right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Roberto Clemente was proud of his family, his native Puerto Rico, and his ability to play baseball. “Baseball fans will welcome this book because of the fast-paced action, but the temper of the man and his concern for human beings will leave a lasting impression on the younger reader.”--The Horn Book
Paperback, 176 pages
Published February 21st 1991 by HMH Books for Young Readers (first published 1988)
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Roberto Walker Clemente
This book was amazing; it told the life story of one of the greatest baseball players ever. Roberto was born in Barrio San Anton in Carolina, Puerto Rico on August 18, 1934. Roberto was a Puerto Rico man who faced much diversity in his playing days. Someone who loves Clemente or any sport stories would love this book. Clemente had many injuries, the best line is when he said, “my good shoulder bad and bad should good”.
My favorite character is the main character, Roberto Cl...more
Pride of Puerto Rico: The Life of Roberto Clemente
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This book talks about the life of the baseball player, Roberto Clemente, who grew up in Puerto Rico. Roberto is regarded as one of the greatest players off the field. It talks about his childhood in Puerto Rico, where he would play baseball with the neighbors. The bat was a thick guava tree branch and the ball was many rags tied together. Roberto grew up poor and his mother did not support him being late for supper because of...more
This book was an autobiography. I liked this book because it was about a good person from Puerto Rico. Roberto was not only a baseball star but a great role model to kids. I wish that Roberto could have lived longer because he was a good person.
I really loved this book because Roberto Clemente is one of my heroes. 21 is also my lucky number and birthday!
read this book a long............... time ago begining of school
It wasn't that bad it was just a bit confusing at times...
Oct 11, 2007 Hernan rated it 2 of 5 stars Recommends it for: a friend
is a real good story
Inspirational for young sport fans
Great Book!
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